Berry-pampering

Elderslie Farm Blackberries

I love oysters. They make me think of berries in the spring. With the buds breaking we’re entering four weeks where the berries are at their most vulnerable and they get a lot of pampering. In a conventional field, this is a time for a systemic fungicide that soaks into the tissue and prevents fungal […]

On the Edge of Joy

I am drawn to slow processes that create beauty. It’s why I adore agriculture, why fermentation is something I am awed by and surround myself with. At the turning of spring, the human world is keeling and reeling, buffeted by the waves of uncertainty, fear, and change. All of us feel it. My children are […]