Foraging for fresh food from the forest floor!

How’s that for a tongue twister? At this week’s Saturday market, like the last one, we will have (among other things) an abundance of foraged fiddleheads picked from ostrich ferns, now bursting out of creek floodlands and the forest floor (we won’t tell you exactly where!). Like any wildcrafted food, we harvest them with restraint, picking only 2-3 fronds … Continued 

A springtime hike around Snow Lake Keep

It’s been almost three months since Laire and I moved to the community, and aside from the hike we went on during our first visit last fall, we still hadn’t got a full tour of this huge property. There’s just always too many projects to do when you’re a homesteader and market gardener, aren’t there? Well, Deryk has been meaning to take … Continued 

Welcome to our blog!

Hello, fans of the community! We’ve finally got a blog that will help us keep you better updated on goings-on around here, especially for those of you not on Facebook. Since we only just got this site launched, there’s not much to see here yet, but in the meantime, check out our Facebook page! Snow Lake Keep on Facebook When … Continued