2 acre farm: Homegrown Pottery

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Thursday, June 3, 2010

Homegrown Pottery

Have I mentioned I am a potter?

Amongst all the chaos of this growing season I have finally found the time to make a few pots. My ultimate goal is to make pots in the winter, when gardening chores slow down, however it didn't quite work out as planned this past winter.  The idea is to introduce pots seasonally with the produce i.e. berry bowls sold with berries, asparagus dishes with asparagus, and well you get the idea. If you’re wondering all my pottery is stoneware. It is also dishwasher, microwave, oven, and food safe. So as they say "without further ado" ...






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7 Comments:

Blogger Allison at Novice Life said...

Beautiful pieces!

June 3, 2010 at 9:01 PM  
Blogger Nathan (2af) said...

Thank you Allison! I'll be sure to post pictures of the next round of seasonal pots!

June 4, 2010 at 11:07 PM  
Blogger angie said...

Wow, that is gorgeous!

June 7, 2010 at 8:29 AM  
Blogger Nathan (2af) said...

Thank you Angie!

June 7, 2010 at 12:31 PM  
Anonymous Trish said...

are you selling these at the market? I don't live very far from you,maybe an hour south on my own 3 acre farm. I might pop up there to the market sometime this summer. those pots are beautiful.

June 7, 2010 at 6:17 PM  
Blogger Nathan (2af) said...

Trish,

I am glad you like them. They are available at the market. Some things will come and go just like seasonal produce. If you are interested in a particular piece and will be driving that far send me a message in advance so I can bring what you are interested in.

June 7, 2010 at 9:04 PM  
Anonymous Trish said...

Thanks Nathan. I am also going to bend your ear about gardening in southern Illinois.

June 8, 2010 at 6:50 PM  

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