February 2009 Thailand - Post harvest rice field
Hand watering can be efficient
Nursery bed, straw keeps the soil from crusting over.
Sarah and Noi in the herb and veg garden.
Green papaya and garlic chives, yum.
Culantro, aka. Pak Chee farang.
Thai Hot (Perennial of course)
Mulched eggplants next to an aquaculture pond.
Coconuts, Mangos, peppers and eggplants
Unidentified Thai insect, beneficial or pest?
Red ant nest in a pummelo tree. Ant larva for dinner, not this time.
Making adobe bricks for the new teaching center.
Clay resembles chocolate sometimes
Loong Yoot shows local school kids the process.
Adobe walled learning center in process.
Loong Yoot adds a hybrid adobe/cob bench.
Sarah applies mortar by hand (the preferred method).
The village, Ban Noong Ta Klong
Many buildings have legs
Noodles Part 1 - pounding sticky rice.
Noodles Part 2 - kneading the dough.
Noodles Part 3 - pressing and boiling the noodles.
Noodles part 4 - Cooling and rinsing.
Fish coconut curry with banana flower and fresh noodles.
Giant heirloom luffa gourd
Thai red holy basil.
Sesbania, edible flower legume shrub.
Pak see-an, edible leaved cleome for pickling in salt.
Young pomegranate fruit.
Small Thai eggplant ripe for seed saving.
Our seed saving workshop at the learning center.
Seed cleaning with common kitchen utensils.
Water buffalo sunset