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