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53 Senses?!!?

But I thought we had 5 senses? Sight, Smell, Touch, Taste, and Hearing? No? Not according to Michael J. Cohen, and if you think about it, I bet you can remember times when you knew, interpreted, or input some information in a way that didn’t use the standard 5 senses that Aristotle theorized. In his

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Observation

Observation. Sure it means to look carefully, to study something closely, often with only our eyes. But I would say, it also means – slow down. The best observations, and thereby connections, happen when we stop the hustle spinning around (and within) us. The skill of observation is a long term process of attuning, letting

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To Pick or Not To Pick: a mini-course in harvesting, Part 2

Tuesday we covered the harvesting basics that we can control, so today let’s look at some things we can’t control, but how we can stay on top of them for great harvests. Weather: It seems that farmers and weather have been at odds since the beginning. I remember my grandpa always worrying about rain and