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Chicago is food.

So, do you know how Chicago got it’s name? ┬áThe Indian word “Shikako”‘ or “skunk place” is recognized as the origin of the name “Chicago”, this name having reference to some native wild onion. 76 more words

365 Day Project

Garden as Teacher

Yesterday I spent a few hours in the secret garden that is my backyard. A week before I cleared a square of space in a raised bed behind an ivy covered arch while sitting on a wire fence that had fallen. 837 more words


As raw as it gets-foraging for wild scallions-rethink your weeds!

Everyone has a favorite teacher they remember. I still keep in touch with mine. She was my college math teacher and a credit to her profession. 412 more words


Fermented vegetables #2: wild onions

A brief note: I first drafted this blog entry in May 2015, though the posting of it comes in August 2015. Its been a busy time for me and the blog seems to be the first thing that goes in the general triage of life. 692 more words