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