Image
A SIMPLE, DOWN TO EARTH, HANDS-ON, SELF-RELIANT LIFE #ONTHEMOUNTAIN

About marta

Marta is a historian by background and I love to create new things. I am born in the Balkans, raised in the Lowlands, and now living at the foot of the Alps. Follow me on my adventures.
Latest Posts | By marta
Visiting Fort Saint-Eynard in the Chartreuse above Grenoble
4 weeks ago

Visiting Fort Saint-Eynard in the Chartreuse above Grenoble

It has been a while since I shared something that you can visit around here and we visit so many things, that I really have to post more! I guess …
Read More

What to sow in autumnal September?
1 month ago

What to sow in autumnal September?

By  •  garden, sowing

No garden update yet, but I wanted to share with you, what you can sow now. Just a short practical post as most of us (myself included) are packing up …
Read More

Foraging wild blueberries on Super Collet d’Allevard
1 month ago

Foraging wild blueberries on Super Collet d’Allevard

Hello, I’m back! Back on the blog, back in the country. Back on the mountain. As we were away most of summer, we are now trying to catch up quickly …
Read More

Lemon leaf infused buffalo mozzarella recipe
4 months ago

Lemon leaf infused buffalo mozzarella recipe

By  •  eat, savory, summer

Eduard recently came home from a conference that was held in Italy. Sorrento, to be more precise. He couldn’t stop talking about the food that was served out during the …
Read More

Polyculture vegetable garden June 2017 update
4 months ago

Polyculture vegetable garden June 2017 update

Garden time! It’s time to give you an update of my polyculture vegetable garden in June. It’s the best time of the year when you are cultivating a garden (at …
Read More

May forest garden monthly update
5 months ago

May forest garden monthly update

Hello, anyone still here?!? I actually know there are people here (based on the statistics), but I’m mostly asking because I’ve been away for so long – again – and …
Read More

5 years of growing tomatoes in March
7 months ago

5 years of growing tomatoes in March

By  •  garden, sowing

Wow! I just realised that his will be my fifth year of growing tomatoes. Of course I have grown tomatoes before as well. On a balcony. But this will be …
Read More

Garden update: wood chips, sowing, digging and drip hoses dilemma
8 months ago

Garden update: wood chips, sowing, digging and drip hoses dilemma

By  •  garden, sowing, planting

I’ve posted a few video garden updates again. You can find them below. I realise I explain less in these videos, than I normally do in my written posts. If …
Read More

Vegetable garden update February 2017 (video)
9 months ago

Vegetable garden update February 2017 (video)

No worries, there will be written updates on the garden as well this year. But as there isn’t much to shoot beautiful pictures of, I’m taking the liberty of only …
Read More

Vegan Macedonian stuffed peppers recipe
9 months ago

Vegan Macedonian stuffed peppers recipe

By  •  eat, savory, spring

Recipe time! Today I want to show you how I make vegan stuffed peppers. Although I don’t use my grandmothers recipe (if she even had one), I do try to …
Read More