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Local Fermenators Pot Luck & Learn.

Local Fermenators Pot Luck & Learn.

Come gather with other local foodies to partake in delicious and nutritious food. Engage in conversations about farming, health, food and of course fermentation.   Children are welcome!   Here’s Paul with Scott giving the hot sauce a wif! DElighted! Get busy in the kitchen making fermented food that you take home to integrate into…

Preserved Lemons in 10 Easy Steps

Preserved Lemons in 10 Easy Steps

Preserved lemons are divine! And lactofermented! I’m so excited to have them back in our kitchen. They add a tangy clean zest to our meals. We use preserved lemons in salads, fish, rice, quinoa, and drinks. Please give them a try and enjoy lemons in their most brilliant form. This is a ten step recipe that…

Cedar Post Fencing. All Natural!

Cedar Post Fencing. All Natural!

Last week Jason and I put in a cedar post fence with gate to keep balls and children from running down the drive way. If you want an all natural fence without the use of pressure treated wood and concrete there’s some masterful tips here from my friend Jason. First step is to take sticks and…

Leo’s Kale Chip Recipe

Leo’s Kale Chip Recipe

This are delicious with a cheesy and slightly spicy taste. Most of the ingredients are sourced from our friends at Redfire Farm. You can easily make these at home and they taste amazing. You definitely can’t eat just one. Shannon is really happy about this batch. :-) Start with soaking these ingredients. Soak Ingredients: 1…

Pain As a Way of Knowing

This is a meditation by Richard Rohr that I always want to remember. Suffering is the necessary deep feeling of the human situation. If we don’t feel pain, suffering, human failure and weakness, we stand antiseptically apart from it, and remain numb and small. We can’t fully understand such things by thinking about them. The…

Earth Prayers Fire Ceremony.

Earth Prayers Fire Ceremony.

Saturday, October 19   Most suffering and anxiety that we experience is rooted in the errant notion that we are separate or alone in the world without support. We forget that we have the power and resources to choose lives that are in alignment with who we really are and that bring us joy. By…

AUTUMN EQUINOX DAY OF REJUVINATION!

                                     September 22, 2013 we joined at Clear Point Center with Maria and Fernando Nunez, Dr. Joseph Medicine Horse Breton, Alissa Milliken, Joseph Cohen, my lovely wife Shannon McCarthy and myself to lead an Autumn Equinox Day of…

Epic almond chocolate chip cookies

Epic almond chocolate chip cookies

Shannon made these cookies last night! So good we had to share. 1 1/2 cup almond flour 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 cup soft butter 1/4 cup honey 2 eggs 1/4 tsp ground vanilla bean or 1 tsp vanilla extract 2.5 ounce amazing chocolate bar, chopped fine*…

Singing Plants at Damanhur.

A fascinating laboratory that studies plant vibrational energies is Damanhur, an intentional community in Italy. In this peaceful and spiritual ecovillage there is a laboratory in the woods that offers a beautiful choir of singing trees. When I first heard this I thought it was the craziest thing I ever heard, this video opened my mind…

Plant Speak!

Plant Identification, Journey & Meditation Saturday, September 21, 2013 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM Join us for a relaxing easy paced hike to the top of Peaked Mountain in Stafford Springs, CT. Soak in the beauty, stillness and serenity of this natural environment as we learn about local plant families and their medicinal and shamanic…

Green Smoothies

Green Smoothies

A smooth, creamy, and delicious nutritional powerhouse in a glass… Incorporating green smoothies into your day as a breakfast option or meal throughout the week is a wonderful way to replenish and refuel your body. It can be difficult to consume as many green foods as we should for optimal health and energy since leafy…

How we make Bone Broths.

This is from our exploration with the GAPS Diet. We simmer bones over night with onion, garlic, carrots and celery. We place whole onions, garlic in the pot skin and all, you can break the carrots and celery with your hands. You can easily pick the skins of the onions and garlic when your sorting…

Care of the Soul in Everyday Life.

I love this book! Care of the Soul in Everyday Life by Thomas Moore. He writes, “Each organ of the body has its own private life and you might say, personality, that takes pleasure in its activities. Like if my colon is unhappy, and if I could attend to its complaint I might begin to…

New Weekly Classes

Mondays: Crystal Bowl Healing Facilitated by Chantal Jacques Haracsy. Sound and vibration help the body and mind to deeply relax. This makes it easier to meditate and activate the healing response in the body. Up at the yurt. Time: 7 – 8:30 PM $12 per session Book 4 sessions in advance $10 per session Wednesdays:…

Surprisingly loving this diet and getting great results.

I’ve never been that excited about diets but this one rocks. My skin has improved, no seasonal allergy’s and 10lbs have melted off my waist. I’ve had an area on my neck that hasn’t healed in over two years and no matter what I was doing my belly fat was still there. I actually have…

Migrane and a stomach ache gone in 15 minutes..

She looked sick. She was slumped over holding her head in between her hands. I asked what was going on? She said, “I have a migraine and a stomach ache.” We we’re at a camp that challenged us to move beyond our fears and to look at life as though we only had a short…

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