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Living Joyfully For Sustainability and Resilience

As the silently falling snow gently envelops our home and farm while we sleep, snuggled under our warm blankets winter is settling in. The rush of spring and summer season slowly slips away. Genesis 8:22 reminds us that "While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease. A time of slowing down, a time of dormancy, a time of hibernation and rejuvenation surround us. Do we take these cues from creation and let them sink into our lives?

How a lavishly stocked winter pantry is the heart of food security

I feel that I am one of the fortunate people who had the opportunity to have a warm and caring relationship with my grandparents. I had a deep desire to learn from them and they were willing teachers. Without them my world view on food would definitely have fallen into the mindset of “get it cheap, get is easy.” I had the opportunity to work side by side with them, learning as I shadowed them in their work.