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