RAIN Meditation

The Two Versions of the Acronym RAIN: There have been two primary forms of the RAIN acronym circulating in the meditation spheres, and we would like to clarify between the original and more recently evolved versions. Original version of RAIN (first coined by Michele McDonald, a senior Buddhist teacher): Recognize what is happening (roots of…

Underneath

Some of us receive the precious opportunity in this time to use the struggles that we are experiencing to dedicating ourselves to fostering sanity, care, and justice in the world. We have heeded the call to abandon futility and meet our moral anguish, our grief, and our fear with openness and curiosity. We have also…

Lush Eco Farm Retreats

These retreats are a fabulous chance to drop off grid for a bit and connect in style with yourselves and the world around you for a bit. Each one will have their own unique theme and topics are interwined within the whole retreat to include the food we eat, to the way we practice and…

Blackberry Crumble Bites GF/VG/NF

I just love getting out with the kids and picking these lovely ones, and this is a great way to be able to take the crumble to beach for desert with out the fuss or the need for bowls and they work great for breakfast too. You can make them in about 10-15mins including cooking…

The Fin-nel (fennel) Stew!

This is a recipe that just keeps giving, for when you are in the mood to make one meal into twenty other dfferent ones off the back of it. Think big batch, and then soups, sauces, dips, salsas, stuffings, with just a few tweeks this base is a great way to keep the costs down,…