If it’s Saturday morning and it’s summer, our farmers market is open for business. The center aisle is packed with shoppers. A folk music group serenades us with background tunes. A young couple meanders, sipping their steaming cups of freshly brewed Cherrybean coffee. Others are loaded down with bags of vegetables or a massive bouquet […]
A Ginger Collection Who knew when we were young and sipping on a can of ginger ale that this root would become such a large part of our culture and diet? As one of Scandinavian heritage, I was first exposed to the spice in the form of my Aunt Joyce’s incredibly crisp ginger snaps and […]
Malagasy Mangoes When I was a girl, my family lived on the island of Madagascar. Often my mom would ask me to fetch something from the yard. “Cami, would you go get me some mangoes?” I would take my wagon out to the cluster of mango trees down by the river. It was pure heaven […]
I am thinking about them right now in the colder months because they are so easily grown inside. Microgreens are defined as the edible, immature greens that are harvested about two weeks after germination.
Salt: “a substance so valuable it served as a currency, has influenced the establishment of trade routes and cities, provoked and financed wars, secured empires and inspired revolutions.”
Kombucha epitomizes putting into practice a lifestyle of wellness. The billions of healthy bacteria in a fermented tea drink flavored with luscious berries and ginger embody all the facets of wellness.
This deep ruby-colored globe is as delicately flexible to use in your cooking as it is beautiful to behold.