If you like eating the land, this ever-changing weather gives you a new pleasure these days: a chance to eat the night wind. Here at the northern range of Columbia Hawthorn […]
The greatest fear in 21st Century civilization is the loss of self. It must be controlled by extravagant ritual. Boo Some of its ways are the binary relationships of delineating self from […]
Alfalfa flowers make exquisite salad, with a bright green flavour drenched in honey. Let us just give a little leeway to our fellow diners! There’s enough to share.
So sweet now. What a great crop this year. Merry Juniper Harvest!
100 Sustainable Paths for the Okanagan: 19 Currently, agriculture in the Okanagan Valley is industrial, in keeping with colonial models from 1858, when water was diverted through Nlaka’pamux villages in the Fraser […]
Sure, the snow was here two days ago, but, pshaw. It’s salad time. Some desert parsley, maybe? Or some balsam root shoots, when they’re tender and sweet, before they get their throat lozenge […]
Keep your eyes open. Oregon Grape, Okanagan Lake Shore Ripe when the stems turn red. Spend an hour. Go to the kitchen. Soon you will have 30 Jars of jelly and 12 […]
Changes in language are created by girls as they pass through puberty. Who better to names these berries than the syilx girls who traditionally picked them, between the birds, and the deer? […]
The saskatoons are getting ripe, and what a year for them it is. Some people don’t seem to get it. I mean, the earth gives gifts, and (*&^!!@#!! A week ago, that young […]
Ah, the sweet berries of June! This is the best year in a decade for saskatoons. They are so sweet. And so juicy. Even the ground birds have left the cover of […]