[Market-farming] storms

Deb Taft deb at mobiusfields.com
Thu Oct 26 15:55:47 EDT 2017

So glad to hear from you, Karen.  What a mess.  Sending good vibes for a
rapid recovery on all fronts.

Need seed or anything else we could send you?  Is it possible to get

Thanks, Mike, for shouting out to Karen through the list.  I miss this

Warmth to all,

On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 7:47 PM, Road's End Farm <organic87 at frontiernet.net>

> Karen! very glad to hear that at least you're unhurt and have water and
> shelter.
> I don't know what to say about what sounds like nearly unimaginable
> damage, in Dominica and elsewhere. But that is an amazing ending to your
> email, full of song and stars.
> -- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 6A now I think
> Fresh-market organic produce, small scale
> On Oct 25, 2017, at 7:32 PM, karen sutherland wrote:
> Ah, Mike. Finally have some limited and erratic email capacity via cell
> phone. Thanks so much for your sweet note.  We're coping. Scenario is
> unbelievably awful but we are luckier than many -- Alive, uninjured, house
> with roof, water, used to hard work and in the country, not city.  Farm and
> home garden destroyed, along with all Dominica's agriculture but we are
> making strides with the massive clean-up and have been replanting short and
> midterm crops at home garden to help with current and continuing food
> crisis. Farm accessible only with Herculean effort to get over and through
> the downed and hanging rainforest trees.  May be months yet before
> electricity returns.  Weather continues to be freaky.-- crazy wind, blazing
> sun and no shade as most trees gone and those that survived stripped of
> everything except trunks. But green starting to spread as trees leaf out.
> Even flowers on the denuded fruit trees that survived. And the nights are
> full of frog and insect song and, with no lights, full of stars.
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