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A couple weeks ago, a friend posted a video of her toddler son gleefully admitting, “I ate flower!” And then, “Whole thing.” His older sister chimes in, “He really did!” We tend to regard the plants in our neighborhood as off limits in terms of edibility. But there are so many edible flowers out there […]

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I bought some beautiful hachiya persimmons with the intention of making them into hoshigaki. The persimmons sat in the fridge, neglected, until well past their ideal state for the project, which requires them to be firm, and not quite ripe. Like so many fruits that are just on the edge of edibility, these had a […]

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The last two weeks have been hard. Most of the people I know have moved through feeling  distraught, shaken up, numb, shocked, outraged. Indeed, the stages of grief. It has been traumatic. One of the things the election made acute for me is how long it takes to feel connected to, and rooted in, a place. […]

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