Posts Categorized: Gather

The Interview Series 3: A Place for Community, Healing and Creativity

This is the third post in The Interview Series, a collection of blog articles based on an interview with Mela Macquarrie, co-founder of The Garden Compound. All the houses here are my design and I oversaw the building and sometimes built them directly. All the houses have signatures, and one of them is handmade, beautifully shaped bathtubs… Read more »

Cooking Class


One cozy Wednesday, we brought a big batch of groceries down to the main house to prepare a big meal for everyone on the compound. Mela had her young friend who is an aspiring chef come to assist and learn, and together we whipped up big bowls of salad (some with produce from the garden!),… Read more »