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#SowSeedSunday

Something old, something new and we are adding more permaculture too.  Join us, U-Relish Farm as we begin planning for Sow Seed Sunday or a 12 week indoor growing season preparing us for the growing season. We are planning to introducing more permaculture to the property including; Elderberry, Welsh Onions and perpetual leeks.   While the Calendula… Continue reading #SowSeedSunday

Food · Frugal · Habits · Permaculture · Prepare · Urban Farm

Permaculture: Seaweed Soil and Celery Leaf

Soon the a blanket of snow will embrace the Circle City and cover U-Relish Farm.  Citrus rinds and seaweed will breakdown nicely over the next season as the celery leaf continues to flourish in the permaculture patch.  Leaves and straw can also be added at this time to protect the micro organisms as they encircle… Continue reading Permaculture: Seaweed Soil and Celery Leaf

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Leeking it out: Get your Greenhouse Kale on

We "Loveage"  to tell you that the  U-Relish Farm Greenhouse Red Winter Kale has sprouted among the fall marigolds.   This warm fall was a perfect time to create a Bicentennial Bragg made with Butternut Squash, Ginger and Oregano.  The rest of the tiny urban farm is under a blanket of leek stalks as the latest ingredient… Continue reading Leeking it out: Get your Greenhouse Kale on

Affluenza · Food · Frugal · Habits · Permaculture · Prepare

Habits of a Frugal Pantry

Here are some core principals to save money and create habits of that will save money while stocking your pantry. Grow your herbs: Thyme and heirloom savory providing a bounty of fresh flavor all year long.  It is an essential in the permaculture patch or home kitchen garden 2.  Learn how to can and then "conserve"… Continue reading Habits of a Frugal Pantry

Emergency · Glamping · Permaculture · Prepare · Tailgate · Talegating

Tailgating is a gateway to thoughtful prepping: 10 must haves

Getting ready for the big game or a natural disaster is on the top of my list.  I enjoy planned spontaneity, so in preparation for that tailgate here are my 10 items for the cookoff before the kickoff that can prepare your household for an emergency situation. 1.  A propane slow cooker to keep the soup or chili warm while off the grid  or… Continue reading Tailgating is a gateway to thoughtful prepping: 10 must haves

Permaculture · Prepare · Urban Farm

Packing with Permaculture

Bugging out for the day?  Is your vehicle ready for what is to come.... SUMMER!  Think of your home as if you are preparing for a parade, swim at the lake, quick day trip to a municipal or state park. There are lots of adventures that are low cost.  www.indianaoutfitters.com can help you plan your adventure. Perhaps your getting for the… Continue reading Packing with Permaculture

Christmas in July · Food · Permaculture · Prepare · Urban Farm

The Permaculture of Christmas in July

It is the most wonderful time of the year...  Christmas in July.  Searching for Santa's magic key... I believe the answer is in Chocolate mint for Christmas Tea.  Kris Kringle is going to find a tummy tamer when coming down the chimney at U-Relish Farm, because ice cold cup of tisane is going be a refreshing delight… Continue reading The Permaculture of Christmas in July