People Who’ve Inspired Me

Inspiration is a resource that can come from many sources. Everyone who has gardened or is gardening would probably tell you they had someone who inspired them. Someone who showed them what gardening could bring. Someone who gave them the push they needed. I’m no different. My first inspiration is always my mom. I grewContinue reading “People Who’ve Inspired Me”

What Happened In My Garden: August 2020

Another month of my first year gardening independently is on the books! August has now come and gone. A lot happened and in so many ways the garden and I grew. That’s one of the biggest perks to gardening. It’s never just your garden that grows and develops. You will find yourself growing so muchContinue reading “What Happened In My Garden: August 2020”

Cinnamon Squash Bread

It is now less than two weeks away from fall. While, I wouldn’t call it pumpkin pie season yet, it is beginning to become that time of year where cinnamon and nutmeg begin to creep back into our daily lives. Personally, I’m not at all opposed to this change! This month’s recipes are all breadContinue reading “Cinnamon Squash Bread”

Sourcing Protein As a Vegan

Aside from sourcing Vitamin B12, sourcing protein is one of the biggest debates when discussing vegan diets. While most people will tell you that it’s impossible to reach your recommended protein intake as a vegan, this just isn’t true! Between legumes, nuts, seeds, tofu, and tempeh there is plenty of ways to source protein inContinue reading “Sourcing Protein As a Vegan”

Sesame Sweet Rolls

I am a huge sucker for bread! I love all types of rolls, loaves, and baguettes. However, one of my favorites is sweet rolls. I love trying out different flavor combinations to put different spins on a classic sweet roll. Today I use green onion, sesame, and coriander to give an Asian infusion to myContinue reading “Sesame Sweet Rolls”

Would I Garden In a Different Climate?

For my whole life I’ve loved traveling, but would I consider living and growing food in a different climate? For as long as I can remember, I have loved traveling. It has been a huge passion of mine especially once I became a teenager and now adult. I’ve been to the South. I’ve been toContinue reading “Would I Garden In a Different Climate?”

Preserving My Harvest

Alright y’all, preserving your harvest can be one of the best things that happens at the end of a growing season, but it can quickly becoming an undertaking. This year I grew a lot of tomatoes and cucumbers, but I also picked cherries at a family friend’s house and I’ve gotten other local produce. ThisContinue reading “Preserving My Harvest”

Sourcing Vitamin B12 While Eating Vegan

One of the few major health concerns that comes with eating a solely plant-based diet is sourcing enough B12 What Is Vitamin B12? Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin. It has a few major roles in your body’s everyday functions. The first is red blood cell production. Blood cells are produced in your bone marrowContinue reading “Sourcing Vitamin B12 While Eating Vegan”

The Importance of Growing a Community

Forming a growing a community around you is almost as important as actually growing your food. One great way to initially build a community is to join Facebook groups. I’m a part of three gardening groups on Facebook and I love them. They provide an easy way to access advice and support. Not only canContinue reading “The Importance of Growing a Community”