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Jo of The Woods Monthly Blogs

Blog#37 Living Sustainably is a Team Effort.

April 2023 J. O. DE VRIES 


Plans are well underway in launching my apprenticeship program. It’s time to take some big steps on my journey of developing this property into a sustainable, off-grid homestead....

Blog#36 Sustainability means taking responsibility. March 2023 J. O. DE VRIES

While there are still icy spots and snow banks on the north-facing roads, the heat of the sun and the many mud puddles indicate that winter is coming to an end. Although spring officially arrived on the 20th, here in Ontario we often experience snow flurries, right into May - and I’ve even seen snow in June. It’s great to see patches of grass, but gardening is still limited to indoor projects...

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