I spent yesterday on the set of Cultivating Life, a television show about reconnecting with the land. No, no big sound-stage; no wardrobe and make-up trailers (which might have helped curtail my copious sweating). I was on the property belonging to the host, Sean Conway. It's a gorgeous nursery-turned-oasis in Tiverton, Rhode Island, where the show is filmed. I was Sean's guest for an episode about heirloom potatoes.
When I wasn't needed on set I got to wander the land, meeting the chickens and ducks, gawking at Sean's collection of props in one of the old greenhouses, and taking lots of notes on how he does things in his vegetable garden. Here are some highlights.