How to survive the 'hungry gap'
It’s no surprise that Lent coincides with the ‘hungry gap’. For many throughout history, and still throughout the world today, dietary abstinence is not an option during these weeks leading up to Easter, but a necessity. The stores are running empty, the winter crops are showing no signs of growth, and the spring crops are, at most, little seedlings battling the frost. It’s a season of waiting, of hope, of hunger. Here on the farm we’re feeding the soil and preparing the rais