Hello there. It’s been a minute, no? This growing year has presented a new array of challenges and learning opportunities. We will shortly mark the fall equinox; like most (all?) farmers, we pay close attention to these seasonal transitions and how the gradual changes in light and warmth impact everything we do. Things are winding down here and we can tell that our bodies and minds are ready for the natural rest offered in late fall and winter. Humans may think they’ve evolved ‘beyond seasons,’ but the truth is, we are still agricultural beings at heart, and paying close attention to those shifting rhythms benefits everyone.
Before the much-welcomed slowdown, however, there is still lots of preserving to be done for the (hopefully long) winter ahead! And to that end, I’m teaching a free canning and preserving class this weekend at our local library. More information can be found here. If you’re in the area, please come out and say hello!
We’ll be back again soon with tales of our growing adventures, book recommendations and project highlights. Wishing you all a safe, healthy and pleasant fall.
3 thoughts on “Hello + free class!”
Wish you still taught over on the Front Range but hope it is a success. Hope the Western Slope knows how lucky they are to have you as a teacher! So much great fruit over there to preserve too.
What a lovely comment, Sara. Thank you! The fruit this year has been wonderfully abundant – I’m particularly loving the pears.
Well, obviously, I can not attend. Besides, I am familiar with canning. It is nice though, to know that people are still learning about such techniques.