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