gather and grow

Homegrown, hand-spun living in the city

Friends, I’ve been absent for far too long — but certainly not because I didn’t have anything to say. On the contrary. I am enrolled in the school of my dreams, with a curriculum containing all that I’ve been aching to learn, and I’ve been sitting on the edge of my seat trying to take …

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All right folks, here comes probably my biggest announcement ever on this site. Everything I’ve documented here at Gather&Grow during its three years of existence – permaculture design and education, learning and practicing urban homesteading skills, natural dyeing, launching a yarn line – are projects I’ve pursued on the side while maintaining a full-time day …

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Recently I read an article that solidified my resolve to take a look at my habits around electronic media, and work on establishing some healthy boundaries. The mixed blessings of the latest technologies have been a common topic of conversation lately: how exactly is the experience of constantly receiving and reacting to stimuli, constantly having …

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