omens of transformation

the magic wing Last weekend, I apprehended Lori and Jason’s car at the bottom of the drive and asked them whatView full post »

meaning in the mundane

Sitting on the front porch in the waning light, a phrase burbles forth unbidden from my small still voice: The veryView full post »

summer dreams

The fifth of July in Saluda,  NC saw the 51st annual Coon Dog Day parade march through downtown, a terrible trafficView full post »

without a name

Our little Morgan has slept so restlessly all his life. We don’t know why. We’ve been fuzzy, sleep-deprived impressionsView full post »

deep nourishment in wilderness: rewilding

Deep nourishment in wilderness: rewilding On my trip back from town after writing my last blog post, Phoenix greets me,View full post »

Saluda, NC: Heaven on earth

Saluda, NC: Heaven on earth We awoke this morning to the soft cooing of bird song and the cool light of morning peekingView full post »

dumpster diving, the other urban foraging

Dumpster diving came to mind when I read…. a National Geographic a couple years ago (filled to the brim withView full post »

edible wild plants: a walk in the woods with matt kip

Edible Wild Plants Walk  {Wild Walking Intensive} To register for the next Wild Walking Intensive scroll to the bottomView full post »

permaculture meets organic gardening columbia sc

organic gardening columbia sc For me, organic gardening is about much more than growing and eating healthy food.View full post »

Foraging with the GLEA camp at City Roots

curled dock seeds can be ground into a nutritious flour Has anyone ever been in a grocery store? Yeah… Has anyoneView full post »

Homemade Popsicles

OK  people. You’re hot. Your kids are hot. It’s time to kick it with some homemade popsicles. You can getView full post »

urban edible- bullbrier

The beloved Bullbrier…What would you think if I told you there was more than likely something akin to freeView full post »

american plum jam

We’re blessed with so many plums…too many plums…a great problem to have! Ten years ago a friend whoView full post »

city roots blackberries!

Are you looking for some summer fun? City Roots blackberries are where it’s at! Look no further than City RootsView full post »

foraging adventure: garlic

Cultivated Garlic: This may be one of the wackier things we have to report from the foraging front…. WhatView full post »