Rhubarb Curd

by Throwback at Trapper CreekI affectionately call rhubarb "Poor Man's Citrus", but maybe I should call it Northern Man's Citrus. Poor ol' rhubarb, the ubiquitous kitchen garden and sensible farmyard perennial has made its way into the foodie culture. A spring herald around here, and the first fruit abundant enough to be eaten and preserved, tart and tangy rhubarb deserves the attention it is

What would Les do if he were here?

Find out in this update on Friend's of Naomi's website. We are here in June and fully stocked!

Fun, Feel Good, Free

by Sadge, at Firesign FarmI know many of you are busy with work, home, and family. The last thing you need is something else on your calendar. Maybe you'd make time for something fun, but money is so tight right now it's tough to figure out what to cut in order to afford it. I'm going to recommend you look into event volunteer opportunities in your community.Non-profit organizations have their

rainbow powered plants

50 to 70% chance of rain brings 30 to 50% chance of sunshine... should equal many rainbows this weekend! a mix of cloud cover creates a wonderfully, peaceful time to plant your veggies, herbs, fruit and flowers and sow seeds in your garden.We have a fresh round of seeds & plants that just came in and more arriving Friday.Mark your calendars for 'We Love You All Party' on Sunday June 5th (a.k.a.

Greening a textile habit

By Aurora @ Island Dreaming

Learning to make for yourself the everyday objects that you need is liberating in a world where few people are engaged in any form of manual labour. There is something therapeutic about being able to craft something useful and beautiful. My go-to craft is crochet, but I am capable enough across a range of other needle crafts too. I know that in the past my stash

Being Different

written by Gavin from The Greening of Gavin

I am different.  Yes, really different, but I hope it doesn't stay that way for long.

However, I know that I am not alone.  Slowly growing within the consumeristic heart of western culture and society, there is a special kind of person that is different from the mainstream.  Sometimes they are hard to spot, but with a bit of careful observation you

My 8 year old's first sewing project

by EilleenConsumption RebellionHello everyone!This is just a short blog post from me. I've finished the $2 a day Live Below the Line challenge only yesterday and we've been very busy celebrating (and eating :P).My daughter got her first sewing machine a few weeks ago. We found a small but a real one that suits her small hands. Its great! I've tried to teach her how to use a sewing machine before

Bumblefina is in the The Oregonian!

Les Schwab could show it values community by letting Naomi's Organic Farm Supply stay on Sotheast Portland lot - by Anna Griffin for The Oregonian, front page of the Metro section. More photos online by Tyler Tjomsland

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