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