A 60 second video of our children over the years. We have always given them space to do a dangerous things carefully. Voice over by Jordan Peterson.￼
Today we are adding 20 logs to the mushroom garden. Half oyster and half shiitake. The term that comes to mind is passive-food production. It will take two years for these logs to start sprouting mushrooms. But once they get going, they will produce for 3 to 5 years (depending on the diameter) over two years ago we started this and are now seeing the benefit. If every year we add 20 logs… could you imagine 10 years from now! (universe willing) It is a rewarding feeling to carve mushrooms off logs. Not to mention the nutritional content of #shiitake, #Lionsmane and #Rishi. Mushrooms have been a living food and medicine we’ve developed a relationship with for 10,000 generations. We are just trying to get back to some of that. #passivefoodproduction #mushroomlogs #comebacktoearth
Found a little bit of magic in our hives this morning. The birth of a honey bee.
Our son (9 yrs) harvested this squirrel on the last day of the hunting season. He skinned it, gutted and prepared the meat all by himself. He started the fire, made the spit, and set up his camp. He is mastering his environment. ( let’s see how long this stays up before the young, keyboard gangster living with their parents, flags this as adult content. 4th time posting this. Tumblr, this is not in violation of your community guidelines)
A quick family breakfast for a busy day. #realfood #breakfast #easyclean
Only 1.9% of total U.S. Greenhouse Gas emissions come from cattle! Eliminating or reducing cattle in this country would not only have a MINIMAL impact on cutting emissions, it would remove one of the most nutrient dense foods we eat (beef) and lower the sustainability and health of our pastures and farm land. Farmers should continue to work to minimize their cattle’s impact on the environment, but the good of cattle far outweighs the bad and it doesn’t make sense to eliminate them!
Beef cattle build soil health through grazing and spreading of manure. They allow farmers to grow food for people during the winter. They convert poor forage due to drought into high quality food. They take millions and millions of acres in this country that could not grow food and convert the grass into high quality food. They also improve all of these acres by grazing them and putting nutrients back in the soil. Beef provides many essential nutrients in a diet and is a cheap, healthy, great tasting protein!
Vegans of tumblr, listen up. Harvesting agave in the quantities required so you dont have to eat honey is killing mexican long-nosed bats. They feed off the nectar and pollinate the plants. They need the agave. You want to help the environment? Go back to honey. Your liver and thyroid will thank you, as well. Agave is 90% fructose, which can cause a host of issues. Bye.