Every evening I ask the boys what they want for dinner. They begin listing all the things they would like to have.
And on every list...every evening...is, "And don't forget salad from the garden mama!"
I love that. I love that we have a "salad" in our backyard. I love that they tear off pieces of lettuce or spinach or mint and eat it right there. I love seeing them search for the ready peas to pick and pull open the pods and pop out peas to eat...warm from the sun.
I love what all of it means....that they are learning about how things grow, that they enjoy green veggies and are excited about the carrots and pinions growing beneath the ground. I love that it is fresh and free of chemicals. I love that they help water and care for it. I love that every morning we must go outside to "check on the garden!"
I love this crazy, hippy life we are building for the boys and our family!