Journal

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My name is Carrie, and I am the creator of the content here on Goldmund Gardens. My goal is to work in regenerative agriculture and sustainable food production. Scroll down to read about my journey from white-collar professional in the suburbs to becoming involved in this vital movement helping heal our land and food systems.

Moving & Growing

Moving & Growing

I made the first move toward having my own farm that has felt very tangible: I’ve moved out of the suburbs! I am reminded of Seneca’s old saying “luck is when opportunity meets preparation,” because this situation has seemed to just “work out,” but is actually a...

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Burning Out & Finding Balance

Burning Out & Finding Balance

This spring, I found myself burning out. The additional work I’ve taken on related to building this website, working to build a social media presence, and researching farming meant that I had very little downtime, and it started to take a toll. My inner dialogue...

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Go Wisely & Slowly

Go Wisely & Slowly

There are two pieces of advice I have heard over and over in my interviews with farmers: you can start where you are and start small. First, starting where you are. A standard question I ask is how people who live in urban or suburban environments can get closer to...

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Roots & Beginnings

Roots & Beginnings

Much of my adult life has been an exploration of yin. What is femininity, what is stillness, why is it so hard for me to function in a world characterized by action and speed, why I am so easily overwhelmed and depleted, why does everything seem so loud. This has been...

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