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Usually associated with fall, pumpkin soup tastes mighty good cold spring days too. We have a few pumpkins left still.

It just needs a little miso.

Here’s a favorite.

  • 1 (or 2) hokkori pumpkin
  • Onions
  • Roasted sesame oil
  • Buckwheat noodles
  • Tofu
  • Miso

Dice and saute onion slices

Clean and cut away bad parts of pumpkin, dice and saute with onions.

After a few minutes add water and boil

Add buckwheat noodles

Add diced tofu and boil until everything is perfectly soft.

Choose a miso

Serve to guests from a food coop near you. These are from Uppsala – Ultimat.

Happy Easter

The last of the pumpkins are looking pretty bad these days.

But not bad enough that we can’t make a delicious pumpkin miso soup for Easter dinner.

Yesterday we had a group of students from the Center for Sustainable Development at the University of Uppsala come out to our garden for a work day. This is the third year now and an event we look forward to. We get alot of work done along with good dicussions on ecological gardening and sustainability.

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Harvesting potatoes

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Job rotation – a new crew digging potatoes.

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Working with the compost piles

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More manure on this years pile

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Turning last years pile to airate it.

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Digging the well pond

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The dirt goes on a mound that will be grass covered when the well is finished.

At the end of the day we had a dinner and discussion by the fire in the tipi – pumpkin soup, bread, hummus and pickles, mostly all made with garden or local ingredients including pumpkins harvested from the compost pile earlier.