Miraculous Germination

Miraculous Germination

Lately I’ve been thinking about germination.  It’s one of the truly astounding acts of nature that is so commonplace as to seem mundane.  But think about it for a moment. A plant grows to maturity and produces a hard capsule of genetic material that can remain dormant...
Wild-Crafted Shiitake!

Wild-Crafted Shiitake!

On Wednesday we finished up the morning chores and noticed that various wild mushrooms were growing in the pasture.  Of course this makes sense with all the rain we’ve been getting the last two weeks, but the observation spurned us on to go check our shiitake mushroom...