Coturnix Quail

In our ongoing experimentation with new ways to be food sustainable, we’ve begun raising Coturnix quail (Coturnix japonica). Our goal, of course, is to find edibles that we enjoy, and that also have salability to offset the cost of rearing. As an added bonus, these little gems are super cute and offer a songlike trill…

Water!

The thing I thought through the least. The thing I took for granted the most. By weight, it constitutes an average 60% of the human body (as well as most land-roving animals). It’s a vital nutrient to the life of every cell of our bodies. Decades ago, when I began a path into the realm…

keshequa iceflow

Chop Wood, Carry Water

We’re deep in the process of cultivating a more sustaining life for ourselves, while residing in our little red yurt. It’s been nearly 3 years now. Our adventure ongoing, our reckoning of what we do not know unremitting. Our lists of projects and tasks has paradoxically multiplied rather than diminished. Our hearts have grown. Occasionally…