Remember my sign two weeks ago? Our goal was to sell a few plants and maybe cover the cost of potting soil and seeds. It's working. We're definitely selling lots of plants.
But something else is happening, too.
We're meeting people. People who want the same kinds of things we do through back yard sustainability. We met a few neighbors and a few folks from town, and we shared stories: ideas for recipes, solutions for pest control, making bio-diesel, solar panels, raising chickens and bees and sharing tales from back home. The common thread woven through most of these interactions was the desire to have a more homesteading lifestyle.
I love seeing the movement towards being the source of much of our own needs. And I love, love that there are many others on this same track. Whether it's growing two tomato plants or supplying one's needs for an entire season. The point is this: our needs are evolving and our cravings can no longer be satisfied by what the pre-packaged-factory-raised system is capable of.
It's a sign of good things to come, wouldn't you say?