Category Archives: Gleaning

Elderflower Cordial

When we moved into our home here in Historic Northeast, we noticed there were some healthy elderberry bushes growing. A naturalized plant to the area, cultivating an elderberry is as simple as planting it and walking away. Years ago, we … Continue reading

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May the Harvest Be Ever in Your Favor

This past Saturday I returned from taking Em to her Harmony Project class and found Dave busy gleaning in the yard.   Right now our main garden looks like an overgrown jungle. Who am I kidding, it IS an overgrown … Continue reading

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For the Love of…Pizza!

Our friends the Friends (yes, their last name is Friend) came over for dinner yesterday. We made make your own pizzas. They were fantastic! A couple of hours before their arrival we pulled out this book…   And thumbed through … Continue reading

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Get Into Gleaning

Last year I had the opportunity to glean some elderberries – which netted us gallons of berries, while we endured epic swarms of thirsty mosquitoes, heat sickness and one of the worst cases of poison ivy I have ever had. … Continue reading

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Elderberry Hunting…and a Score on Blackberries!!!

We heard from our friendly ex-beekeeper (the guy who sold us his beehives) that there were scores of elderberries to be found on Highway 58. The idea of NOT having to drive all the way to Bonner Springs in order … Continue reading

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