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Organic and Sustainable Living Chopping Wood

Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet chops woods. A great work out, like having my own gym in my backyard and then I get to heat my house with it.

And I am wearing organic cotton clothes.

Vegetarian Cooking Class Feast

A Feast from one of my cooking workshops

A banquet feast of farm to table organic vegetarian dishes; every time I teach, right before we eat, we share our learning experience: cooking with new ingredients. In the photo are vegan, gluten free mac and cheese made with quinoa pasta and a delicious cashew cheese made with veggies, spices and nutritional yeast; teff grain garnished with edible flowers; amazing chèvre vegetable and garden fresh herbs quiche; garden fresh picked salad greens  I love to travel and teach and also love to teach at home. Please come visit, study with me, and stay at my organic b&b or bring me to you worldwide Continue reading

Butterfly Eyes

Photo by Leslie Cerier in her organic flower garden

  Butterfly Eyes by Leslie Cerier; Copyright © 2004 Leslie Cerier. All Rights reserved to Leslie Cerier

I took this photo of a butterfly on bee balm in one of my organic flower gardens outside my passive solar home in the beautiful woods in Shutesbury, MA. There are many colorful butterflies flying round my organic vegetable, flower and herb gardens from spring to fall. Come enjoy a rendezvous with hummingbirds and lots of colorful flowers. Happy and Peaceful! Surrounded by Nature.  Continue reading

Dreaming Of You

Dreaming of You, Impressionistic Nature Photograph by Leslie Cerier

Dreaming of You by Leslie Cerier; Copyright © 2011 Leslie Cerier. All Rights Reserved to Leslie Cerier.

Many years ago, I was coached to spend a week just making art; hike on the trails behind my home, take and make more Impressionistic Nature Photographs.  “Dreaming of You” was taken back then on a hot summer day. I sat for a long time, watching and meditating on the light on  this shallow stream. Listening to the sweet sound of the gently moving water. One of my favorite places to go with my camera; take photographs, and just BE. Also, where, from a different angle, in the spring, I took the photographs “Jeweled Water” and “Monet’s Spring”.  Continue reading

Organic, Wild Blueberries

organic blueberries

Feeling the blessing of Mother Nature. She gave me wild blueberries and it is such a joy to go out each morning and graze with the birds on native ripe blueberries. With 20 bushes and many low bushes multiplying and thriving in the woods near my home, there is plenty to nibble. And Continue reading