Monthly Archives: October 2010

a puffball as big as your head!

Mushrooms are great.  You’ve already witnessed me confess my love for them if you’ve been reading this blog.  The problem is that most of the time when I go mushroom hunting, I’m never really 1000% positive that I can eat … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading (and Viewing)

A list of books, articles and documentaries or clips related to food, farming, sustainability, permaculture and anything else that seems pertinent to this blog.  I haven’t read all of these books, or seen all of these movies, but those that … Continue reading

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early frost means death for the nightshade family

We had a slightly early frost this year which happened a few nights ago as compared with the average October 15th frost for this part of the state.  The result?  Near death for the nightshades: tomatoes, peppers, eggplant and potatoes, … Continue reading

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Russulas, Boletes, Amanitas oh my!

No, those aren’t potato varieties. Some can’t get enough of their french fries; I on the other hand, eat, breath and dream mushrooms.  On the farm in the middle of a million other tasks I’m often on the prowl for … Continue reading

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