Author Archives: Calamity Jane

The Homeplace

Our 8,800 square feet of Earth.



Growing plants in a temperate rainforest.


Animals are essential to any ecology, whether natural or designed.

Wild Harvest

Taking part in nature’s bounty– fish, game, plants and berries.

Zone Zero

Home is where the heart is, and the kitchen is the heart of every home. Someone has to be the farmer’s wife.

Design in Progress

My own DIY permaculture design for our property.