Posts tagged as: local

A Year Of Urban Foraging

January 12th, 2016 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

Beach picnic with beautiful, vibrant prickly pear, passion fruit, and figs, all gathered on the 7-block walk from my house to the beach. (summer 2014) 1. urban foraging The practice of foraging for free fruits, vegetables, and other “wild food” around the city. Urban foraging is one of my very favorite hobbies, and it’s something [...]

Back To The Berry Fields // Preserving The Harvest 2014 // What Do You Want To See?

June 5th, 2014 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

Blueberry fields forever. ♥ California, spring 2014. Back when we lived in Portland, our summers were always filled with u-pick adventures. Morning gatherings out on Sauvie Island, where the kids would run wild through the berry fields, and the farm stands were overflowing with produce to be purchased for a song. My friends and I [...]

More Photos From The Farmer’s Market, Autumn 2011

October 16th, 2011 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

Wild plums! A few Sundays back I rounded out the first MoFo weekend with a few snapshots from the Portland Farmer’s Market. This precious weekly ritual, our Saturday morning market, is one of my greatest pleasures. Perhaps these new photos will inspire you, the way that my market always inspires me. Fall is such an [...]

Photos From The Farmer’s Market: Autumn 2011

October 2nd, 2011 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

I can’t believe it’s been three whole months since I last posted FarMar pictures! So much changes over the course of the season: we’ve gone from asparagus and tender herbs and wild-harvested delicacies like fiddleheads and ramps . . . to the berry bonanza of an Oregon summer, amidst the arrival of enormous zucchinis and [...]

What’s Better Than The Farmer’s Market?

August 16th, 2011 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

But of course, The Farm! A few weeks back Waits and I were invited along on a berry-picking adventure with another vegan family. I’d only been to a “u-pick” farm once before, many years ago, and so I was super excited to explore Bella Organics, one of the few organic u-pick farms in our area. [...]