Progress Report

Can it really Be? One whole year later? Sheet mulching is a wonderful way to reclaim eroded and bare earth into surprisingly fertile garden spaces.  You’ll find a step-by-step guide to our process here. What used to be barren ground is now loaded with both wild and cultivated flowers that provide habitat and forage for… Continue reading Progress Report

nomadique · wild foods

Sea Buckthorned

Hippophae rhamnoides seaberry, sea buckthorn (seabuckthorn), argousier, siberian pineapple. I’ve got major respect for the tough plants.  As much as I do love my delicate flowers and trees, sometimes plants need to know how to look after themselves.  I also love plants that are known by several names.  They become elusive, almost conceptual plants that… Continue reading Sea Buckthorned


This Fresh Life

currently i am researching the agricultural history of morin-heights and the surrounding laurentian area – both for my own interest and to gain greater insight for Homestead Nomads and our Farmer’s Market.  in the internet part of my search, i found a somewhat comprehensive story of farming in the simon river area, and was particularly… Continue reading This Fresh Life