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the garden of plenty PROVIDES

WHEN it’s cold outside on this little hobby farm I like to fill my mudbrick homestead with aromas and warmth by baking pastries and simmering stews. The newly-constructed rabbit- and bird-proof garden was growing an amazing amount of food so I challenged myself to live out of a compact 7.5m x 2.5m vegie patch for a month . . . with only a handful of store-bought products, fruit and nuts from my orchard, a stockpile of preserves and swapped items.

Here’s how it went . . .

One of my colleagues heard about the trial and gifted me Ukrainian

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