Late Summer Garden Update

The moderate summer is coming to an end and the height of the 2017 season is over. Although cooler than last year, this summer’s harvests were large and plentiful. The tomatoes are starting to wind down and the pepper’s are currently peaking. Honeybees buzz among the buckwheat while large carpenter…

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Solar Eclipse 2017

As you may be aware, there was a total solar eclipse across much of the US today. Here at East Wind we experienced 96% of totality. The world dimmed and cooled. The shadows cast by leaves all turned to crescents. Venus could be seen in the sky at the ‘height’…

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New Pantry

Stocking a kitchen that serves the needs of over seventy people requires a lot of space for food storage. Steps away from Rock Bottom (our community’s main kitchen and dining hall) we have two stand alone buildings for food storage: a walk-in refrigerator (‘the walk-in’) and dry storage. East Wind…

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Summer Solstice

Summer is here and we have been enjoying a beautiful June. The Solstice party was great fun with slackline action, darts, horseshoes, volleyball, delicious homebrew stout and fantastic bruschetta. This is also a very busy time of year at East Wind and I only have time to post some photos…

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