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“Though the problems of the world are increasingly complex,
 the solutions remain embarrassingly simple.”


Bill Mollison, Co-originator of Permaculture

“It is impossible to have a healthy and sound society without a proper respect for the soil.”

Peter Maurin, Catholic Worker

The Beacon

Our occasional newsletter, The Beacon, is packed with good things including farm news, upcoming live and virtual events, articles on social justice, farming, nutrition and healing, volunteer and employment opportunities, and special offers to use on our shop.

The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.

Masanobu Fukuoka, One Straw Revolution

"This learning from the earth and from the people who work the earth or travel it, is of endless discovery and interest, and is like making a collection of beautiful things of many kinds."

Juliette de Baîracli Levy, Herbalist

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“I want to live in a society where people are intoxicated with the joy of making things.”

William S. Coperthwaite, Architect, Author, Visionary

Purple sage in the mortar. We’re processing everything we could get our hands on now that the season is over for most things.

#herbs #farmlife
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Leucoagaricus leucothites - White Dapperling mushroom.

This one is a friend. Its lookalike has pinky brownish gills and a bulbous base. That one? Not so friendly.

#mycology #fungi #fungus #friendorfoe #friend #edible
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Elderberries. Awwwww yissss.

#herbalmedicine #herbalmedicinemaking #immunesupport #autumnvibes #autumnmedicine #wintermedicine #plantmedicine #purple #blue #black #berries #harvest #familyherbalist #communityherbalist #happy #happyherbalist #fave #wildharvest
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