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Blog Archive: October 2011

Our thanks to the 3rd graders from Chicago Waldorf School, who helped build a beautiful whole tree arbor for our garden this week.  Despite 24 hours of rain, they kept good spirits preparing the wood, augering 3 foot holes, and packing the soil into place. 


The third graders study Jewish traditions and holidays, and their field trip coincided with Sukkot, the harvest celebration. Traditionally, a family will build a shelter, decorate it with fruits of the harvest, and sleep and eat under it to remind them of God’s provision. A perfect time for a visit to the farm, as...