Food kept FDR's Tree Army working to preserve America's outdoors. Here in Part 2 of CCC Food are a few more stories about these men who later headed to WWII as part of the Greatest Generation.
Before the young men of America were part of the Greatest Generation many had been part of FDR's Civilian Conservation Corp. (CCC) The work was hard but the food was good.
When you plant many trees, such as nut trees, you plant for the future.
From a table-top to yard. How our Christmas tree became a living Christmas tree.
I can live without television but I can't live without a library card. Even when I am not looking for food related information my library surprises me with how many food tidbits are waiting to be discovered.
We selected our trees, planted them with love, and watched them grow. Then the fun began - beautiful fruit growing on our very own trees!
At the end of any road can be a surprise, but especially on gravel roads.
M-C's newest post has some peach canning tips as well as a few questions for her readers.
I finally taught myself how to make a Christmas wreath from leftover fir trimmings - with a very rambunctious 1 year old to help.
Sometimes one wonders about why things happen as they do, but there is a plan here and there we wouldn't change.
The springtime workload can get overwhelming, but we try to stay focused and do one task at a time.
We refer to our first year at the farm as the cleanup year. Now, we would begin the second which soon became known as 'the planting year.'
Building berms around trees and shrubs is important for water-wise watering. Mulching is mandatory for water retention and helps keep weeds down. Manure berms are especially functional.