On the road, travelling, experiencing ADVENTURE! living in community, participating in organic gardening, sustainable eco development practices and loving life.
I pulled myself out of my security and comfort in the city of Vancouver Canada and decided to travel and live in nature something I have been craving for a very long time. For the moment I have Landed at the Hillhouse Farm in Nelson BC to live, share and learn a few things! 🙂
Here are a few photos of what I have been up to the past week, which seems like a year…
Making bricks for the new building going up at the Hillhouse Farm which will house a green house for winter gardening, workshop space, large kitchen and bedrooms. The bricks are made from a combination of clay sawdust and sand.
The brick stacked for drying. Takes three weeks for them to dry and they are heavy to lift and stack. No need for a gym with this kind of work… so much fun being a part of this project and learning how it’s all done. The timber frame is fir and it is designed without the use of nails and screws all toungue and groove…like a puzzle. Built to last 200 years.
The Organic Garden at the HillHouse Farm
Making Pickles from the amazing cucumbers in the garden
Paula and Betty washing cukes for pickling
Viola!! Pickes! Yum
Garlic waiting to be “braided” for drying. We had to out 5 of the biggest and best bulbs for seeding next season.
Ready for drying
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