Nope – Not a hiatus

I know, you’re right,  these pages have been electronically silent. No dings or strumming guitars telling you there is a new post within SPiCE’s hot slice of cyber space. The fact is I’ve been in full on creative mode.  Well mostly – life has had it’s share of getting in the way – but even then […]

Intro to Bio-char at Morningstar Fisherman

SPiCEY Hubby gave an introductory workshop on Bio-char at an aquaponics facility this week. He was delighted to speak with such inquisitive folks about the benefits, misconceptions and possible applications of this massive topic. http://prezi.com/k6fp1afzc1i3/biochar-an-introduction/ A big thanks to SPiCEY Son, who designed the Prezi. His efforts were instrumental in hubby sharing in a more […]

Canning Extravaganza!!

Whew another whirlwind day! S.P.i.C.E. sponsored a Canning class at our wonderful friend Fran’s. We spent 4 hours with homeschool families and friends alike sharing Fran’s knowledge. First up ~ we learned how to use a pressure cooker making canned tomatoes. It was so inspiring to see kids from ages 9-12 all together washing, peeling […]

New class – March25!

Thanks to inspiration from my friend Cat, we will be engaging in a Canning 101 class at the end of March. We will learn the basics of; pressure cooking with stewed tomatoes, hot water bath with strawberry jam and then learn how to dehydrate snacks like strawberries So excited to share this knowledge and fantastic way […]

Heritage card garden reveal

Hi ya all – Wishing you a special 2013 Holiday season!                                         We made the picture below as part of a Holiday card for our home school community “Heritage card swap”. Or biggest traditions center around sharing our love for gardening – especially during this season.               […]

It’s almost here ….

This year’s local harvest festival is much anticipated by S.P.i.C.E.  as we have the pleasure of doing a free workshop for kids and adults  and that [teaching & learning]  is what WE are all about!  Come enjoy all that the 4th annual  event has to offer. The FREE day long festival is focused on growing […]

Quotes for 8/18

“Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.”   ― Marcus Tullius Cicero   Found an awesome artist who takes willow weaving to a whole new level! The living fence in the last part of the picture would be so awesome as our gathering space out back!!  http://www.englishbasketrywillows.com   “If more of us […]