Hannah’s Haying

We take the stairs up to the barn loft, knowing we’ll leave by the ladder. For September it’s unseasonably hot, and hotter still up here. The smell of dried garlic and last year’s hay lingers in the thick heat that has risen from downstairs and swarmed through the loft’s slatted sides and roof. We stand, [...]

By |2020-04-22T12:14:59+00:00October 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Hearts and hands gather honorable mountainside harvest

Hearts and hands gather honorable mountainside harvest by Teagan Wu   Eyes closed in the cool, spacious garden Orchestra of birds and bees play in silence Sunlight warms eyelids Resting in company, tuning into rooted Motherwort. Deep green, jagged leaves, standing strong in sun and blowing breeze Receiving her welcome, we snip and gather [...]

By |2019-01-24T10:00:20+00:00September 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

A Summer of Earth and Community

Have you ever tasted liquid sunshine?   First, find yourself an untouched field of dandelion flowers and carefully remove enough flower heads to fill a basket. Be sure to thank the plants for their gift, but don’t worry too much - you could hardly diminish its brilliance by a mere grazing of the golden heads. [...]

By |2020-04-22T12:20:49+00:00April 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Link Between Yoga and Sustainability – An Excerpt

With September vivaciously arriving on our land in a flush of reds and golds in harvests, landscapes, and flowers, we find ourselves shifting into heartier processing in the kitchen and bustling arrivals of our September and October yoga retreats. As the Vermont Autumn Yoga Retreat and Ecology of Yoga session approaches we find our minds musing [...]

By |2020-04-22T12:24:28+00:00September 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments