Category Archives: urban foraging

Land Lovers Nature Day Camp

Experiential nature based summer camp for children.View full post »

Giving Thanks (Mountain Ash Sauce)

High on my favorite mountain meadow in North Carolina there’s a series of boulders raised like plates on aView full post »

Permaculture Principles

Reworking the Permaculture Principles Permaculture is a design strategy for creating regenerative culture in all ofView full post »

Ordinary Ecstasy

As with any family, sometimes the days in our house are so long and heavy, I think I will crush with the weight ofView full post »

wild horses

This summer, in Beaufort, North Carolina we loaded into a motorboat headed to an island home only to unbrokenView full post »

Wood nettles, fox dreams

wood nettles, fox dreams. Slowing down enough to actually see anything is the hard part. Not to mention hear, feel,View full post »

All the wrong answers

picking the weeds This morning my daughters sat on the couch looking intently into the pages of a 1st grade workbook.View full post »

old wood stove

At night we read on pillows next to the old wood stove I once hauled out of a chicken house in Vermont. In my earlyView full post »

Wild Plant Walks, Columbia SC

Wild Plant Walks, Columbia SC Many of you have been curious as to when we would announce the wild plant walk scheduleView full post »

Seed Saving

emily mccravy photography In light of the last few decades and the advent of a few corporate biopirates exacting aView full post »

Make pine needle tea

How to make Pine Needle Tea: It’s not often that we recognize the perfection of a moment as it unfolds. Yet, asView full post »

sweet homestead dreams

“Ron and I are going to Maine on Wednesday and I was secretly hoping you would clear your calendar and comeView full post »

Facing the fear of the dark

Can you please turn the flashlight off ? I can’t go to sleep. Our little no-nonsense six year old who is on theView full post »

Sassafras tea

Sassafras tea Fall conjures in me a taste for sassafras tea. You can harvest sassafras roots anytime, but somehow thatView full post »