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