• Plant something: plant, start something
  • Harvest something: harvest, forage, glean, or bring to fruition
Larry’s maple syrup, Andy & Alison’s honey
  • Preserve something: food, local community resources
  • Waste Not: reduce waste, reuse, salvage & repair, give away

  • Keep Stocked Up: with food and emergency supplies, financial resources, and experiences that make life worth living

  • Food Stuff: learn new food skills, try new recipes, use what’s available in the pantry, use what’s grown/made locally and what’s seasonal
  • Be Neighbourly: contribute to community support systems, look for ways to help neighbours and others
  • Skill up: learn new things, especially skills or knowledge that remind us of our place in the natural world and within the social fabric
  • Tend & Maintain: maintain our bodies, minds, and relationships to keep us resilient; and do what’s needed in the house, yard, and elsewhere to prevent failure/breaking/hassle down the line
wonderful Annie, July 2018
  • Winter is coming: notice Earth’s seasons and our own seasons of life and daily rhythms, and look ahead to what’s needed now to make life better in the future

And a few photos from the library garden on Thursday:

what a fierce yawner

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