organic farming

A day in the life

A day in the life

People often ask us what we do all day living in a desert oasis in a remote part of the Sahara, as if we just sit around all day on a giant pile of sand twiddling our thumbs in the shade of a palm tree. The reality is life here is incredible busy, active and unbelievably sociable...

Honey Harvest

Honey Harvest

Its a beautiful cool Ramadan evening in our little oasis home in the Sahara desert of Egypt. We're gathering and processing our first harvest of honey from our newly installed bees...

Ancient Tools and Farming Practices

Ancient Tools and Farming Practices

Pre-summer is a busy time of year in the little oasis garden farm. Fresh spring water is flowing through the mud and sand water channels, keeping our oasis farm well hydrated as the weather hots up...

Introducing bees to our garden farm

Introducing bees to our garden farm

As far back as I can remember, I've been fascinated by bees and the incredible medicines that they offer. Honey, propolis, bee pollen, venom and royal jelly are some of the most potent natural medicines that nature provides. Its no wonder bee keepers are some of the longest living people on the planet.