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planning for spring: natural spaces

The birds are all over the winter seedheads in our meadow and prefer the seeds to anything we put in the bird feeder. But if […]


cauliflower soup and juniper berries dish

We use eastern red cedar berries (juniperus virginiana) in this nutty and woodsy reminder of white winter days. They are sweeter than the usual commercial […]


Serious Eats is a popular national food blog and we have begun writing a seasonal foraging column (with recipes) for them on the last wednesday […]


Days are getting shorter as we approach the beginning of the holiday season. For forest trees, this year is what is known as a mast […]


Last week on one of the most beautiful late summer days, I was out in Larry’s pickup truck and passed by our neighbors place that […]


It’s been hot as heck on the East Coast this summer, and no one wants to step foot outside. My neighbors can’t be bothered to […]


Drinks capture the freshness and flavor of nature when they using foraged plants. I recently had the pleasure of collaborating on an ecotour in Vermont […]


In September, summer moves into fall around the edges of the day. The nights grow cooler, then the chill tiptoes into the corners of the […]


All month at our house we’ve been on a rampage for lambsquarters, our preferred cooked vegetable of the moment. Cooking transforms the flavor to mild […]


It doesnt rain any more, it just pours. And we dont just ease into summer. Last Wednesday went from 45 degrees to 90 by the […]