Fall is coming. Mise en place for a rutabaga pea soup. #gardening #homesteading

Fall is coming. Mise en place for a rutabaga pea soup. #gardening #homesteading

These #homegrown herbal harvests never get old. #gardening #homesteading

These #homegrown herbal harvests never get old. #gardening #homesteading

Sunday work at the kitchen table.  Also there isn’t enough food, iced coffee,  or water within reach after running 11 miles.

Sunday work at the kitchen table. Also there isn’t enough food, iced coffee, or water within reach after running 11 miles.

An entire pint of #homegrown poppy seeds.  Oh the baking I’m going to do with these. #gardening #homesteading

An entire pint of #homegrown poppy seeds. Oh the baking I’m going to do with these. #gardening #homesteading

Inaugural batch.  Birthday present from my love. #gardening #homesteading #fermentation #sauerkraut

Inaugural batch. Birthday present from my love. #gardening #homesteading #fermentation #sauerkraut

White currant tomatoes.  Sweet as candy. Second year growing from our saved seed.  This handful will be fermented for next year’s seed. #gardening #homesteading #seeds

White currant tomatoes. Sweet as candy. Second year growing from our saved seed. This handful will be fermented for next year’s seed. #gardening #homesteading #seeds

They rattle!  Bread seed poppy harvest. There will be lemon poppy seed baked something this holiday season. #gardening #homesteading

They rattle! Bread seed poppy harvest. There will be lemon poppy seed baked something this holiday season. #gardening #homesteading

Nectarine #canning day. 21 pints in an extra light honey syrup and nectarine maple vanilla butter.

Nectarine #canning day. 21 pints in an extra light honey syrup and nectarine maple vanilla butter.

It was a pickles and green beans kinda day. #gardening #homesteading #canning

It was a pickles and green beans kinda day. #gardening #homesteading #canning

Oh my - zucchini, cabbage, sweet peppers,  hot peppers, beans, snow peas, shelling peas, tomatoes, slicing cucumbers,  pickling cucumbers,  carrots.  #gardening #homesteading

Oh my - zucchini, cabbage, sweet peppers, hot peppers, beans, snow peas, shelling peas, tomatoes, slicing cucumbers, pickling cucumbers, carrots. #gardening #homesteading