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It is happening

I'm over the moon to finally let you in on the news! Later this month, I will open the doors of PLANT WORK SHOP in Orleans, MA. The workspace will house our studio where I'll produce my line of handmade herbal products. (looking for Cedar Salve? It's coming soon!) This space will also host classes taught by artists, teachers, farmers and more.  The curated garden and kitchen shop will feature growers and makers from across the country who have perfect their craft.Especially exciting are the plants! I'm working with a local farmer on Cape who is growing a selection plants for the shop opening: cooking and medicinal herbs, as well as easy-to-grow, native pollinators.  And FLOWERS! The shop will showcase cut flowers +...

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Not empty, but almost full.

It's feeling less like winter these days. The sun is up earlier and stays out later. The birds have hope in their call sounds - for worms, for bugs, for more seed in the feeders. The air is changing and the plants are ready. The next full moon is called the Crust Moon - for the thawing during the day that turns to ice by night. It is also known as the Worm Moon - for the castings that wiggle out from the earth to feed the soil, to feed the birds and answer their calls. Tradition has it that the last full moon of March marks the end of winter. Spring is close. We are on the cusp. I remember a...

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