Category Archives: Organic Food

Farming, Gardening, Cooking, Safe food

Why to create ecovillage and ecocommunity?

I previously published a call to create an ecocommunity by commonly purchasing land in Alūksne area, Latvia and dividing it among participants according to contribution. One of acquaintances responded with a question “Why would anyone buy land just because you … Continue reading

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Beauty of old apple trees

One day I heard a terrible crashing noise behind my house. I went to take a look and discovered that an old apple tree collapsed. I don’t know the age of this tree nor the breed. What a pity. You … Continue reading

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Heifer international 2 – Time to give 10 sheep away

About two years ago I took 10 sheep and 1 ram in the framework of Heifer Project. During these two years their number multiplied to 55 including males. Could’ve been more if I was more experienced in care for newborns… A few … Continue reading

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Why are organic grain foods sometimes bitter

Has it sometimes happened to you, that you buy organic oat flakes (rolled oats), take them home, prepare them, then prepare yourself for a heavenly taste and… get disappointed, because the food is bitter? Quick answer is simple – oat … Continue reading

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Early arrival of spring, Permaculture season 2014

Winter lasted only one month this year. Sheep were eating grass on the field until mid of January instead of November and in the mid of February I released them back to the field instead of April. Climate change or … Continue reading

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Permaculture season 2013 – in garden

Winter came and evenings are dark and long. I am not on the field so much anymore, so I can blog again until Easter I guess. This summer I tried different permaculture techniques in my open-air lab-garden. Some of them … Continue reading

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Sermon on vegetarianism

Excerpt from the holy scriptures I now give to you all the plants on the earth that yield seeds and all the trees whose fruit produces its seeds within it. These will be your food. To all wildlife, to all … Continue reading

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