From garden to kitchen to table

A city dweller turns small-town gardener

sprouts coming out of soil

Join me in the garden, where I figure out how to get seeds to germinate and learn the hard way not to water succulents too much.


Follow me from the garden to the kitchen, as I pick basil and eat it, dry peppermint and save it, and so on.

ice cream in a heart-shaped dish

Enjoy the tastes of the kitchen with me as I make my strawberries and basil into strawberry basil ice cream, or the many other recipes I’ve made up and tried.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“We call her Farmer Sally.”

What my neighbors call me when they see me wearing my overalls


Rating: 5 out of 5.

“You should open up your own ice cream shop.”

My nonagenerian neighbor who has tried several flavors of my homemade ice cream


Rating: 5 out of 5.

“I love to walk by your house and see what you’ve done each day.”

Someone in the neighborhood who has been enjoying watching our progress in the yard

Anonymous neighbor