Tapestry 3-2

Tapestry 3-2

Food and nutrition … We are in the midst of a heavy rainfall warning, so we had an indoors day. We’ll miss our nature walk, but this gives us more time to work with foods and crafts. We started in on lunch preparation right away. First we talked about how plants...
Tapestry 3-1

Tapestry 3-1

Photo above: listening to bird talkFood and Nutrition …Another gorgeous November day set the tone for our outing. Since our morning had a late start, we went right away to the garden to gather greens for our lunchtime salad. As anticipated, we found plenty of...
Tapestry 2-2

Tapestry 2-2

Out into nature … Today’s forecast was for 10-15 mm of rain, so we felt very blessed to have dry and sunny weather while we explored Stoney Creek Park. I love this place – it feels like a world apart. The creek is so accessible and who can resist shallow,...
Tapestry 2-1

Tapestry 2-1

Out into nature … With a gorgeous sunny day ahead of us, Abigail, Laureli and I headed for the garden to collect culinary herbs. Our goal was to harvest and discuss aromatic herbs, and each collect enough to season one pot of bone broth. This turned into a long...
October Tapestry

October Tapestry

Out into nature … Although the weather forecast was not favourable – heavy rain predicted – we were blessed with a fairly dry window of opportunity for our visit to Clayburn Village. En route we took a small side trip to see a horse chestnut tree (Aesculus...
The Tapestry Begins

The Tapestry Begins

First, out into nature … Laureli, Cariana and I headed out at ten o’clock to explore Clayburn Village. We parked by the old schoolhouse since much of the village parking was taken up by trucks and utility vehicles. The usually sleepy place was bustling....