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A Single Mushroom Grows in Wine Country

A Single Mushroom Grows in Wine Country

Every time I’m in Walla Walla in the spring I press my foraging friends into taking me out into the woods. This April was no different. It’s cold when I arrive at John and Mary’s house early on a Tuesday morning, but I’m glad to see […]

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 […]

Wild Onion for Easter

Wild Onion for Easter

It’s always the last thing you spot, the hidden-in-plain site prize feet away from your car. I descended on the Delaware Water Gap, just west of the Appalachian Trail, on a sunny late March Saturday, the day before Easter. It was 60 degrees, unseasonable but […]

The Leaving

The Leaving

Why take the easy way out of town when you can add hours of driving to the trip? Because the recent rain had promised the prospect of mushrooms, that’s why. So, for that reason instead of taking I-90 out of Seattle for the last time, […]