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Seed Satyagraha

Seed Satyagraha

Today is the beginning of the Fortnight of Action for Seed and Food Freedom, initiated by one of my heroines, Vandana Shiva.   Today, October...

Corn Mother’s Blessing

Corn Mother’s Blessing

Fall is in the air.  The rustling of the dry corn stalks signals the time for harvest.  The fall rain could come at any day, so we are busy pulling...

Capturing Flavor

Capturing Flavor

With the overlap of seasons ( late summer abundance into fall harvest), it never seems as though there are enough hours in the day to get everything...

Moments of Gratitude

Moments of Gratitude

In this moment, I am grateful for: -Beautiful gems of beans to crack open and admire.   -Piles of shiny peppers to roast! Stocky Red Roaster...

Becoming a Good Ancestor

Becoming a Good Ancestor

I found a special blessing this week in the corn.  The Six Nations Blue corn has been drying down.  This is the time for me to sit in the...

Fleeting Gifts

Fleeting Gifts

Today I am feeling humbled by the cycles of life.  The fleeting gifts that show themselves in a burst of life, only to shift and change form....

The Love of Thousands

The Love of Thousands

Even though the mid-day sun is bright and warm here in the Sierra Foothills, the hint of fall is present in the nighttime air.  As we lay under...

Sweet Harvest

Sweet Harvest

The acorns are starting to drop.  As the family lays under the twinkling stars, I fall asleep to the sporadic cadence of the nuts falling upon...

Simple Gifts

Simple Gifts

We are deeply breathing in all the simple gifts that surround us on this piece of land.  Our gratitude practice begins each day with yoga,...

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