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Foraging Free Food - Fennel Seed

Along the rolling hills of the San Francisco Bay Area, there is an abundance of fennel plants.  Towering high above the rest of the ground cover with its feathery leaves, much of the year it blooms with tiny yellow flowers covered in sweet nectar, which you can lick right off the flowers.  151 more words

Chump Change


Ash handled Lauri Leuku blade.

My trusty old Leuku gave me the extra reach needed to cut this cluster of Oyster mushrooms from the trunk of a tall Beech tree. 18 more words


Simple Ways To Use Roses

You’re Reading The First Of A Weekly Series Featuring My Favourite Plants and Herbs, Along With The Simple Ways That I Use Them!

>>>Featured This Week: Roses… 955 more words


5 Ways to Rescue Food (without diving in the dumpster)

Dumpster diving is just not your thing. We get it. It takes a special kind of weirdo to stick their head (or body) in a stinky, grimy refuse bin and pull out something to eat. 609 more words

Food Waste

Ode to Winter & Sumacs

When Old Man Winter wakes from his annual slumber, I don my coat and my heart becomes bitterly cold. Yearly, he knocks on my door. I always turn him away and tell him that the table is set for Spring. 194 more words


Homemade Oyster Sauce

I always love visiting my family; they live near several beaches that are covered in oysters and other tasty shellfish. It’s hard for me to get fresh shellfish where I live, so it’s always a treat to collect some at the beach. 718 more words