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Forage Your Own Free Food on a Wild Edibles Walk

Spring is the season to welcome new growth, longer days, and lots and lots of sprouting green stuff. But wouldn’t it be great to actually be able to identify all of that new plant life in your neighborhood? And wouldn’t it be even better to be able to pick out those plants that are actually […]

April 15th

Autumn Is the Time for Persimmon Pickin’!

When autumn, lovely autumn, swings round these here parts once again, so many things start to fall: leaves, acorns, pine cones, temperatures, humidity levels… Although spring and summer get the most credit as seasons for bountiful harvests, autumn has its bounty, too. Amongst nature’s many freely offered wild edibles, we finicky humans have overlooked a […]

October 8th

The Fine Art of Foraging

For this Fourth of July, I chose to celebrate a day of independence by stressing out to prepare for a holiday party, nor by figuring out which fireworks show to go to, nor by basking in the presence of President Bush during his visit to Monticello here in Charlottesville. No, for this Fourth of July, […]