Sustainable Skills: Continuation of Foraging: Shiitake Mushroom Harvesting. Lambs quarters, garlic, onions, Wild Mustard, Violets. Hands-on notching. Experiment with White Mulberry propagation.
Evening Program: NA . Maintaining separate quarters for sleeping, cooking. Enrichment:
Green Lake house, Jack: swimming and harvest white mulberries and black raspberries.Visit Fay Hanson, she guides us in the process of planting the black locust seedlings on her land. Mulberry propagation: Jack harvests and plants white mulberry cuttings and tends them. Jack reads book “BURN” the Book on Bio-Char. Jack washes clothes by hand and uses the “solar clothes dryer”.
Continuing life philosophy conversations ! SUPPER TOGETHER ~ Falafel !!
Guests: 7/17/2020 Matt McCoul visits. (Sasha passed) Matt joins the Resource Recycling Class & he fells several trees for his farm’s project of lining the lane.
Worktrade: Green Lake: harvest vines and limbs, process biomass. Attach to car to bring to Strawbale Studio. Gutter cleaning completed.Cover Timber Frame in Mid-Meadow. Waterfall water loss: make corrections and it still is loosing several inches in one day. Agri-Forest Map Sign Installation: Jack helps dig Rubble Trench hole, add a spread stone, insert the sign post, fill around the post with stones & tamp. Nice and secure. Local Organic Eggs from East River Farm – Jack picks up. Straw on poison ivy alone paths Harvest CT cover material.