June/July homestead update

It has been very hot.

How to make clarified butter: put regular butter on the counter for about an hour. Your results may vary.

How to make clarified butter: put regular butter on the counter for about an hour. Your results may vary.

I started a new part-time job. I really like my new workplace and my employer.

YVstudiobathroom

What you see when you pee at my new workplace

YVstudiowall

Recycled metal siding at my new workplace.

My brother-in-law, Damian, harvested mesquite and palo verde off their property and shared some with us.

Mesquite flour ground in a vitamix.

Mesquite flour ground in a vitamix.

Palo Verde beans, blanched.

Palo Verde beans, blanched.

The next day I harvested some palo verde myself.

Hard work, yummy beans.

Hard work, yummy beans.

From the garden, we’re getting a lot of tomatos… and tomato worms.

tomato worms

I leave for Oregon and Not Back to School Camp in a week, and then Vancouver. I’m excited to get out of the heat and see some of my favourite people up there.

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