Posts tagged as: seasonal

Apple Tasting

October 23rd, 2011 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

I grew up in southern California, where avocados were abundant and much of my youth was spent swinging from citrus trees. Apples, when one encountered them, came in three varieties: if you were lucky it would be Fuji (way back in the day it was Macintosh – remember when those were actually apples and not [...]

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 [...]

DIY Homemade “Green Powder”

August 22nd, 2011 - posted under: The Food » Recipes

Oh, you guys. You know that feeling when you stumble upon something so rad, so essentially, perfectly relevant, so flippin RAD-TASTIC that you actually go past the point of peeing-in-your-pants-excited and just sort of sit back and sigh and shake your head? Yeah. Like that. When most people think about food preservation, they’re focused on [...]

Photos From The Farmer’s Market: Spring Season 2011

June 20th, 2011 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

Oh time, she flies! It’s been weeks since we’ve peeked in on my Market, as the ever-changing produce marches onward towards those lazy days of summer’s bounty. When FarMar 2011 opened in March, it was all leafy greens and hardy radishes. Since then we’ve seen the arrival of snow and snap peas, which are actually [...]