October 19, 2016

Planting before the Full Moon

We always try to plant as much as possible in the days leading up to the full moon.  This is when the forces of germination are […]
October 14, 2016

I was wrong about our new cow

Our second cow had her calf today. It’s a heifer and we will start milking her mother on Monday. For biodynamic farmers, cows are much more […]
October 12, 2016

Milking our cow

Nearly every morning, I get to milk our cow. After six months, she is still giving us about three quarters of a gallon.  Amazing. In the […]
September 7, 2016

Nature lover wanted

Nature Lover Wanted. This little “earth bag” house that Leisha built with her cohorts in the Magical Forest is now looking for a new owner.  We […]
September 7, 2016

Eating off the land

Most days I can now eat at least one meal 100% from our biodynamic farm. Most of the food in the photo made a great smoothie. […]
August 29, 2016

The Good and Bad of “Progress.”

  Although we are a bit isolated, we do have good internet. Especially for Susan, who still works world-wide developing her KINS networks, the internet is […]
August 26, 2016

A snake eats our puppy for breakfast

Finca Sagrada is pretty spread out and it is hard to keep everything secure.  After our last robbery we decided to get two puppies that will […]
August 23, 2016

Homesteading in the mountains of Ecuador

  I often joke that living simply is complicated.,,you have to learn so much and be experimental. I thought I would write a series of blogs […]
August 7, 2016


Good and bad news. The good news is that we have revamped our website, to keep you updated about happenings at Finca Sagrada and the […]
June 28, 2016

Our huerta or food forest

When we bought our farm in 2008, there was a one hectare (2 acres) piece in the middle of the land that was not included. About […]