The Bean Field

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Our current bean field started as a completely overgrown plot of rows that we resurrected. First, McNeill used the weed eater to make the rows passable. Then with the help of some volunteers we used shovels and turned over the dirt in the rows to expose

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We have Bees!

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…because our flowers were lonely,  …they’re not anymore!   Among other wild flowers, this year we had acres of red clover fields. What a perfect time to start keeping bees. We purchased two “nuc” (short for nucleus) hives—basically  fully operational mini-hives with queens who are

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E.V.E. at M.A.P.S. MEET

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This year four of the staff from Earth Village Education (EVE) attended the Mid-Atlantic Primitive Skills Gathering (MAPS) in Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia, a great event organized by Ancestral Knowledge. It was a fine time of seeing old friends and making new. Every year more and more people attend the

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The Road Not Taken

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BY ROBERT FROST Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as

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