Gardening is a fruitful endeavor. There’s so much joy that comes from creating something from scratch. The journey from seed to sprout to tree to flower to harvest to plate – it’s a captivating marvel of nature. Instead, many of us spend our lives tapping the keys at an institutional desk bolted down to an urban concrete monolith. We dream of breaking the shackles, casting off the pressures of KPI’s and overdue parking fines to start our own little orchard in a countryside paradise.
So what’s stopping us? Apart from the fact that we all really, really love our jobs (take note, Gorilla!), we realize that the whole farming thing isn’t all beautiful sunsets and fresh produce.Continue Reading