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