Tag: foraging


CSA Share #14 – Fall is Here

L to R: Lettuce, Red Bell Peppers, Butternut Squash, Eggplant, Kale, Carrots, Potatoes, Chile Peppers, Salad Mix, Arugula.


The L-Word, or Foraging From The Fridge

So, I read a report this week about America’s food waste issue, and we do have an issue. Our food waste, from farm to fork, has gone up 50% since the 1970’s. More than 20 pounds of food per person, per month, goes uneaten for some reason. Some of that waste happens directly on the ...


Nettle (Urtica dioica)

Get ready to geek out on a weed. This is nettle. More specifically, this is stinging nettle. Its botanical name is Urtica dioica, and it is in the Urticaceae family of plants. It’s one of many in this family that grow wild in North America. If you have the misfortune of encountering it whilst wandering ...


Foraging for Inspiration

Have you been to the site The Perennial Plate yet? You may have noticed it’s one of the links I recommend over there on the right of this page. They are just wrapping up their second year of blogging (and video blogging, although really, the micro-documentaries Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine make are sooooo much ...