Summer Corn & Squash Soup Recipe

My recipe for Summer Corn & Squash Soup that I shared in an interview with Edible Magazine: Serves 1-2 (16 ounces) Vegan & Dairy Free 1½ cups fresh corn ¾-1 cup yellow squash, rough chop 1 tablespoon olive oil ¾-1 teaspoon sea salt 2 teaspoons local honey ½...

A Morning In May In The Garden

I’ve never really had a garden before. It has been the missing connection to my knowledge of food…what grows, what dies, what fights to live and what just gives up. It is an interesting observation and humbling to contemplate how trying it must have been to feed your...

Tea Cakes: My Grandmother’s Recipe

When I was a child growing up, I could walk to my Grandmother’s house. I called her Memaw. She lived in a two-story, prairie house that as of now has been in the Phillips’ Family for over 100 years. It still sits on seven acres of land with a bubbling, spring-fed...

The Beginning of a Ten Day Seva at TOL.

For the next ten days, I have a Seva position at Dr. Gabriel Cousen’s, Tree of Life Center in Patagonia, Arizona. I have been asked many times What Is It and Where Is It. I will try to explain it in the next few posts. My jobs are in the Sprout House and Cafe. The day...

Lake Highlands Garden Plot-Much Better

Amazing what time and effort produce! Those are ribs for a hoop house…in case we have a Spring ice storm! A big thanks to Dr. Novle Rogers for the tip to use the three-quarter-inch PVC for the base. No nails or screws needed. Totally portable for use...

Lake Highlands Garden Plot-Ready to Go

Those really are my Farm/Garden gloves! They are well broken in from years of trying to improve our farm and the hand-planting of thousands of trees…yes, I said thousands of trees! Days of walking the farm and hand planting little seedlings in just the right place....