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