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