One woman's adventures foraging the world.

Leeks & Ramps & Ransoms

The Ramps of Allegheny

The Ramps of Allegheny

I leave NJ in a tremble of excitement. I leave NJ in a driving in rain. I’m headed west, it’s spring, and the maps I watch and the mushroom groups I follow all indicate that Michigan is on the precipice of morel season. I pack […]

In Search of Southern Comforts

In Search of Southern Comforts

It’s too early for morels, probably too dry, too, but I headed to Virginia last week looking for my favorite springtime wild edible anyway. Actually, that’s not true. I went south to learn about Virginia wines and to attend the Virginia Wine Summit, but that gave me an […]