Urbanite Gardens for Food

Urbanite Gardens for Food

I warm up my hands by wrapping them around a steaming cup of hot tea and I watch the rain through my window. It’s tapping on the leaves that still insist on attaching themselves to the branches of my backyard trees. This cold drizzle is a sign that I can now finally...
When the Rain Comes

When the Rain Comes

When the rain comes most people look for shelter. Truth be told, in a real downpour with thunder to boot, I also do the same. Yet some other times the rain is gentle and relaxing. It mutes the sounds of the city and washes its dusty face. It taps on the windows. It...
Rainy Springs Yield Edible Summers

Rainy Springs Yield Edible Summers

It is still rainy most days. It’s sometimes a bit chilly still, but the breeze has changed. It’s warmer and sweeter. If you pause for a minute, you can almost feel the earth stretching and sighing as the sun peeks from behind the clouds. I am once again...
Splendor in the Grass: A Growing Season in Vermont

Splendor in the Grass: A Growing Season in Vermont

I warm up my hands by wrapping them around a steaming cup of hot tea and I watch the rain through my window. It’s tapping on the leaves that still insist on attaching themselves to the branches of my backyard trees. This cold drizzle is a sign that I can now finally...
The Elegant Bloom & the Humble Bee

The Elegant Bloom & the Humble Bee

Flowers are such a joy. They are the crowning glory of any garden large or small. I expectantly await them every Spring as if it was the first time I ever saw them. Still, you may ask, why write about flowers in a blog dedicated mainly to food? In my opinion, flowers...