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