Adventures in Agriculture
Monday, September 15, 2014
Coo Coo for Coconuts
Yesterday was my first real excursion into the bush. The bush is essentially the Jamaican term for a densely vegetated area. Kwao and Agape ...
Friday, September 12, 2014
A Few Reflections...
About to enter my last week here in Jamaica. It feels pretty bitter sweet. Ann just left and will be missed much! The bees have been doing...
Friday, September 5, 2014
New Beginnings and New Homes
The planting has begun! The recent rain has allowed the farmers to begin growing again. We planted green beans, tomatoes, chives, peppers, b...
Monday, September 1, 2014
Black Sand Beach and Bee Action
The other day, we went to the beautiful black sand beach. It was a beautiful three mile hike there and was a very informative excursion into...
Friday, August 22, 2014
Hive Building and Market Adventures
Ann and I were able to construct our first hives this week! I was amazed at the simplicity yet sturdiness of the design. It has five parts: ...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Long Overdue Post
I'm in the middle of my second week here on the island. A lot has happened since my last post. Last week was intensive in terms of how...
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Bee Stung But Blessed
Nearing the end of my first week in Jamaica, I feel already that I have much to reflect on. Let's start with the latest things learned a...
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