Archive for August, 2008

Remember before we owned the land? We still thought we owned it!

By the way, we are still looking for a new name. It has been many months since we fell in love with this plot of earth, but still no name. Green Nettle? Come on, we all know there aren’t any purple nettles! Or are there? Besides we haven’t seen one nettle on our land yet. (more…)

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Ring them bells

This news is a bit belated, but just as official–the land is OURS!

On July 15th Lily, Lea, Danila, Joe and I gathered to sign away our collective souls to 16 acres of green goodness (Marina was there in postal spirit).

Although I have¬† recently (and reluctantly) left the utopia of shale-laden waterfalls and lake-front farmer’s markets that is Ithaca for the foggy coastline of the bay area, our land survey keeps me company out west.

Hanging prominently on my wall, it reminds me that this “utopian experiment” is no longer a fantasy or a dream, but a very tangible reality for all six of us.¬† Let the games begin!

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