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What I Dyed On My Summer Vacation

When I retired on 1 January 2016, the first thing I started doing was daily walks that started as hour-long outings and grew into 3-hour explorations every morning of the streets and parks within a 2-mile radius of my house. 3,015 more words

Foraging for Amaranth

So far I have written about foraging Purslane and Lamb’s quarters.  Today I want to discuss another wild leaf vegetable: Amaranth.  There are many species of  plants in the Amaranthaceae, including common cultivated foods such as Spinach and Quinoa, but today I am refering to  313 more words


Garden Journal 8/13/2017

A few pictures from this weekend in the garden. So much beauty. The dahlias, cosmos, celosia and amaranth are stealing the show right now.

What’s blooming in your garden?

Four top grain alternatives to try now   

So,  you’ve decided to repair your gut health.  That means finding alternatives to grain.  When I first started this food journey,  trying to find the beat alternatives made my head spin.   199 more words