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