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