Dear Family & Friends
There's never a day when there's nothing to do in our little homestead. It's more than a full time job...only I don't get any salary...but, money is not the measurement. Besides getting 'real food' for my family, I also don't have the need of money to buy them from the shop. My goods are tax free and chemical free as well.
|A pile of rhubarb harvest|
One rainy day, the decision of tackling the rhubarb patch came. We only finished harvesting half of what was growing before the rain caught us up. Unlike buying food from the shop, I have to clean, wash and process the food...it all took a lot of time. But as I toil, I feel so blessed with the great abundance.
|rhubarb sticks pile and rhubarb leaves pile for compost|
The big harvest pile was tackled into two piles: food pile and compost pile (rhubarb leaves are poisonous but it's good composting material). Washing all the stems outside in our garden sink area is a great plus before bringing them onto the kitchen table to get it all chopped up, pack for freezing and some for cooking. I ended up with about 40 litres of rhubarb to freeze, and another 5 litres cooked for juice drink!
We are just half way through the harvest...the rest for another day. Afterall, I feel shattered...having woke up at 2:30 am to do my study of the German language. Why do I do crazy things?!
So, this ends my 'all in a day's work' story...and here's wishing you a productive, rich and abundant days ahead of you too.