Saturday, July 3, 2010
independence days challenge year 3
not a whole lot going on this week...busy making lots of soap and we harvested some honey. time to make some mead!
Harvested: chicken eggs, milk, 1 zucchini, lamb's quarters, herbs, flowers, honey
Preserved: made 4 more batches of soap, 6 gallons honey
Want Not: purchased 3 more baskets for soap displays at the market
Waste Not: food scraps to chickens and/or compost (chickens dig in compost too).
Community: sold eggs and milk to locals, sold soap, wool, eggs, lamb's quarters, flowers at farmer's market (we are attending 2 a week this summer); bartered milk for veggies; have been purchasing all of our veggies and fruit from the farmer's market instead of the grocery store; bartered soap for a pretty ceramic dish to put my business cards in
Eat the Food: eggs, milk (yogurt and cheese), green beans,broccoli, onions, carrots, green beans, tomatoes from market, parsley, sage, thyme, rosemary plus various herbs for tea: lemon balm, lemon verbena, catnip, motherwort, bergamot; peaches