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Spring in Portland is something else. In California, it meant asparagus and strawberries and a few cherry blossoms. It meant longer days. It felt promising. But the shift was subtle, and it always left me wanting a little more. In the northwest, the transition to spring feels life-affirming. It offers a break from the relentless […]

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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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