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