Tag : forage

Edible Weeds: Purslane the New, Easy to Grow Superfood

  Is it a weed, or a superfood? Make a little room for purslane to run wild in your garden or plant it with purpose, growing it along with other tender, summer greens. Given ample sun and regular water, purslane…

0 Comments / 623 View / August 7, 2017

Small Good Things: Hazelnuts & Huckleberries

  Don’t you love those moments when you’re in search of one thing and find something all together different, but equally as wonderful? That’s what happened when I went foraging with my family for wild hazelnuts. It was two years…

2 Comments / 130 View / July 24, 2017

Community Squeeze: 5 Key Takeaways From Gleaning & Food Making

  Fall comes and I’m reminded my garden is far bigger than the confines of the backyard. In fall, apple trees, figs, persimmons, and fall flowers reveal what they’ve been working on all summer and suddenly they’re everywhere! Take a…

0 Comments / 81 View / September 28, 2016

5 Spring Foraging Forays

  Plants have it figured out. They know when spring is here, when soil temperatures are just right for germinating seeds and when it’s time to bloom. At least I’d like to think that’s the case — climate change and…

6 Comments / 222 View / February 15, 2016

A Local Nursery: Shelburne Vermont

  Just last week, I was driving down a country lane in Shelburne, Vermont when I found this little nursery — tucked away from the road and otherwise understated except for the profusion of wreaths adorning the front entrance. I…

0 Comments / 40 View / December 24, 2015

Kitchen Garden Obsessed

  It’s no secret that great ingredients make great food. Or that simple dishes quickly become amazing when paired well. What’s less known is it only takes a handful of provisions from the garden to transform staples into mile markers….

0 Comments / 338 View / September 30, 2015

Harvesting Seeds

  Gathering seeds is like starting from scratch — like a bright shining moment that when combined with effort and anticipation lead to something great (at least that’s the hope). Next season’s planting, a new garden or dinner. It’s good…

2 Comments / 887 View / September 22, 2015

In the Garden | Food Tastes Better Outside

  When spring comes and the greens are ready, the carrots sweet from winter and there’s foraging at hand, I bundle up the cutting board, picnic knife and grater and bee-line for the garden, kids in tow. If we’re lucky…

0 Comments / 146 View / April 7, 2015

Jam Making 101 | Hard Earned Sweetness

  What could be better than picking and eating summer berries? Picking, eating and having enough left over to make homemade jam. Pie is amazing too, but jam is special — sweet goodness and foraging stories wrapped up in a…

2 Comments / 154 View / October 6, 2014

More Friday Flowers

  I think I might crave flowers as much as certain, before mentioned, fruits and veggies. They go hand-in-hand. It might be tomato eating season but it’s also game-time for blooms. My chance to glimpse poppies, wildflowers and dote on loads…

0 Comments / 105 View / July 4, 2014