This morning, Justin harvested potatoes that we had growing in several large homemade self watering tubs. We were pleasantly surprised at the size of some of the taters – pretty decent specimens, not to mention a tasty addition to our diet.
“O Creator! Thou who givest life to all things and hast made men that they may live, and multiply. Multiply also the fruits of the earth, the potatoes and other food that thou hast made, that men may not suffer from hunger and misery.” ~ Inca Prayer ~
LESSENING OUR FOOTPRINT… a step at a time
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