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First home grown salad!

First salad of the year!We had just enough lettuce and spinach to have our first salad of the year on Sunday!  I thawed out some of our last home grown strawberries to celebrate and we each scarfed down our half bowl in short order.

The weather continued to stun me, though I wasn't quite so thrilled to get my first mosquito bite....

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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