Prickly Pear Fruit Harvest + Cocktails

There is nothing better than adventuring out and harvesting wild foods! Surprisingly our Sonoran Desert is filled with lots of possibilities! These Prickly Pear Cactus fruit, also called “tunas”, are such a treat from the desert! They produce the most nutritious, beautiful pink juice. Which of course is just calling to be made into a…

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Designing your Backyard Farm + Garden

No matter how big or small you can be a part of this backyard farm + garden adventure! The feeling you get when you harvest your own herbs, dry them and bottle them up to preserve and use in your kitchen feels like a true accomplishment! To collect fresh eggs from your flock and greens…

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Garden Planting Guide – Tucson, AZ

I’m so happy to share this handy guide for growing year round in our Sonoran Desert here in Tucson, AZ! Please feel free to download or right click and print this guide to help you get planting! I wrote an in-depth post about growing our garden here in the desert, you can find it in…

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Hacienda Farmhouse Easter

Easter time in Tucson is the most wonderful time! The weather is absolutely gorgeous and the desert is in bloom. It is the perfect season for outdoor dining and celebrations. Not only is our surrounding desert beautiful but the garden is full of veggies and spring flowers. I have noted special times of the year…

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