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

Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution

Five Minutes

We have had a long day and night of crazy wind!
It howls in the tree tops, sending limbs crashing to the ground...
and causing power outages.
We were without power for a portion of yesterday afternoon.
The sun shone brightly, making for the perfect day to harvest solar power...
except for the fact that the power was out and we were switched to our generator.
The solar doesn't work when the power goes out 
(as we are not on a battery system, but rather feeding our excess back into the grid.)
Still... it is so exciting to have a sunny day and know that we can generate our own
electricity.


I thought perhaps you might want to come along on this windy afternoon,
to check in on our farm friends.


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