A new village, a new year, a new blog theme, a new energy!
What better way to start it off than photos?
My host sister Khady Fall, far right, with neighborhood kids outside my hut.
My pile! (heavier than it looks)
the kids empty buckets from the field onto the main pile
all my stuff!
My sacat fencing is so beautiful!
Host mom in the kitchen
My friend Soorda in the vegetable valley
Master Farmer, my loving counterpart Fatou Diop, and Serigne Kerin – left to right.
We spend the hours right after waking and right before sleeping huddled around fires and coals warming our hands
The system is to move in a line together down the field
Master Farmer Serigne Abdou Sarr watering our first demonstration bed together
so many thorns…
my favorite cold season afternoon activity
My youngest sibling, 2 months.
Jaxatu – Bitter Tomato!
where we eat breakfast and all meals are cooked
Newly installed irrigation system
Well digging =team building exercise?
Papayas and a Basin
Little siblings rolling in the dirt