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Farmers, Community and Trust

“We’re planning on traveling the USA visiting organic farms and ecovillages this year.” “You’re what?” That’s pretty much how most of my conversations start of late. Eventually they get around to asking: “How did you find these farms?” “WWOOF.” “What?” “Not What, WWOOF.” “What?” I enjoy the moment while the exchange reminds me of an Abbott […]

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Metamorphosis

Friday is last my last official day of work. The new producer who has taken my position has been in the mix for about four weeks now. He’s pretty well up to speed and my work load has been decreasing steadily. I used to wake up each day to dozens of unread emails with a […]

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Start Where You Are!

I recognize there are a whole mess of people out there that are up for the idea of living a sustainable lifestyle but they have no idea where to start. And,  understandably, they simply cannot hit the road to do the research and get some hands-on experience in the principles of permaculture, organic farming and […]

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Living for a Living

The closer we get to our departure date, the deeper I question “what drives me to make this sort of change?” Oh sure, six months ago, still in the abstract, it sounded like a great idea, but the realities of selling off all our unneeded stuff, determining what must (and can) come with us and packing the […]

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Promote What You Love

I had been struggling to start this blog for a very, very long time. I knew that once we were on the road, there would be plenty of How To’s and interesting anecdotes to share. But, right now it’s just me and JC trying to figure out how to unhitch ourselves from our lifestyle and […]

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