Grounded in Maine

Desiree McCabe Isn't Afraid to Try Anything - In the Best Way!

May 30, 2023 Amy Fagan
Grounded in Maine
Desiree McCabe Isn't Afraid to Try Anything - In the Best Way!
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Show Notes

*Disclaimer: we know the sound is not awesome. It was Earth Day, and Desiree was outside to enjoy it. When offered to re-record, she didn't want to take away from the authenticity of the conversation, and I'm honoring that. Please still listen - the message is SO good!*
Desiree and her fiance Davis and I talked about having this chat last OCTOBER while farm stand shopping, and I'm so excited about this finally airing!
I am in awe of people who can say "what's the worst that could happen?" and do whatever thing they want to - I'm such a scaredy cat!
Desiree didn't grow up in a 'homestead-y' home, though she says she remembers her grandmother gardening - we just were young, and weren't thinking about what they were doing as sustainable- it was just a 'grandmothery thing,' so we didn't give any attention. These days, though, Desiree's not only gardening, but she's eating weeds from her lawn - and more!
I just love her attitude about it all, and also ALL that she's doing is such a contrast from where she was, and that impresses me so much.
Desiree works full time, and on weekends you'll find her making the week's bread or kombucha, tending her chickens and garden- and always with her beautiful, super sweet  dog. She also said something so powerful toward the end of this episode that I hope you'll catch!

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