A New Home

Ok, so you might have noticed the new name and banner for this blog.  The main reason for that is: we no longer live in a big city so "Big City Kitchen Garden" no longer fits us very well.  We now live in the booming metropolis of Barnhartvale.  I know you're all wondering where that is.  Short answer - South East Kamloops, BC.

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We have already begun to settle in to our new home.  Our senior citizen cat has been out and about exploring.  I know that looks like a painted backdrop, but let me assure you - it is that beautiful here.

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So for me I realized as soon as we moved that my original blog title (Edit: originally I had a blog called "Big City Kitchen Garden" that is no longer active) was too narrow.  I have also developed a keen interest in foraging (either for food, or for items) as well as eating and using invasive plant species (read: I love free food).  Basically for me this is a new focus on my home in general, and is a way to include more of my interests.  Gardening will for sure be something that I still talk about, but so will my excursions around the neighbourhood to find wild apple trees and the like.  My family is starting to live a more hunter/gatherer lifestyle (mixed with some backyard farming) with our move out here.  Mr. Forager is promising me great things in the way of trout and deer so expect to see some of that in the near future as well.  I also count "foraging" to mean anything involving the use of found items.  I love to repurpose items and give them new life so I am glad to have a blog that I feel I can include those topics as well.

All in all I am extremely happy to live where I do and to be able to explore the interests I have and share them with you!  I hope you enjoy reading about my future adventures and endeavors as much as I enjoy doing them.