Category Archives: humans

ROGER IN HIS GARDEN

Instagram by Rohini Walker. Local legend Roger Smith leading last Sunday’s desert homestead garden/farm workshop for our Stewards of the Coyote Valley group. Seasoned desert dweller, Roger Smith (what a dude), in his abundant kitchen garden…thank you @cvstewards for organising … Continue reading

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“HARD-SHELLED DENIZENS OF THE WASTELANDS”

Picked up a copy of this issue of Desert over the weekend at Sagebrush Press & Bookstore in Yucca Valley. Fantastic magazine from an almost-lost era. Download the entire May, 1955 issue at: Desert Magazine archive

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ANGELA DE LA AGUA NEWS

From our good friend and neighbor Angela de la Agua: I am so blessed and so thrilled to finally unveil what I’ve been working on for many Moons. My new photography website WWW.ANGELADELAAGUA.COM is up and running, and even more … Continue reading

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SHELTER AND LAND

We bought another small, old, local cabin for dirt cheap at the County tax sale last week. Stephanie will rehab it.

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FRIDAY AFTERNOON TREAT

Stephanie is out of control again: Jujube Crisp with homemade ice cream, with jujubes (early) harvested this week from our small orchard.

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AS IT IS: Ruth Denison on what you can see here

Ruth Denison (wikipedia), the internationally known 91-year-old Buddhist teacher who lives up the dirt road from us, has been Jay’s teacher since the moment he met her in January, 2012. Ruth is pictured above, on the right, in a photo … Continue reading

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AVAILABLE NOW: Portable compost toilet, designed by Stephanie

Stephanie designed this portable compost toilet and we still have a few left for sale. Here’s why you should buy it: – Assembles (and disassembles) in minutes, no hardware, stores flat for easy portability – Drought-friendly — uses no water … Continue reading

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CORRECTION

This grape vine we’ve got going isn’t Thompson Seedless like we thought, it’s Red Flames… photo by Stephanie via instagram

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ROOTDOWN

One of our Olives has reproduced, rooting one of its own branches. Ha. Months spent learning propagation techniques #lettingnaturetakeitscourse Follow us on instagram

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DESERT HOME COOKING

Stephanie, Sunever Farms and the Mojave Cooking Club are the subjects of a brief feature (“Desert to Table,” page 52) in the Spring/Summer 2014 issue of Gather Journal, out now. More info: Gather Journal

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