Foraging

Free foraged food is fantastic. It’s often high quality, with a great taste, and an enjoyable “shopping” experience. Maybe it was Covid inspired, maybe it was memories of gathering black raspberries as a kid, maybe it was my new subscription to Mother Earth News, but whatever the reason, I got into foraging this summer. This…

Best Value Edible Perennials

Gardening has been an important hobby of mine for about a dozen years and a newish teaching/service interest (check out Merrimack_Garden on Instagram). Gardening provided a sense of peace, food, and all-ages activities when I was a new mom. I’ve needed gardening more than ever during quarantine to give me something meaningful to sink my…