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Foraging for Fiddlehead Ferns

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Tim Mountz of Happy Cat Farm As a farmer I revel in spring, with its quick weather changes, cracking buds, chorus of flowers, and d...

Slow Knowledge

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Tim Mountz of Happy Cat Farm The writer and agricultural shaman Wes Jackson once wrote, "Who takes seriously the slow knowledge, t...

Gardening in Fall:
What We Grow in October

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Tim Mountz of Happy Cat Farm Most people are shocked to find out that someone whose nickname is Timato loves October and fall so mu...

Foraging for Ramps: 5 Rules Everyone Should Know

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Tim Mountz of Happy Cat Farm This time of the year if I am not in the fields planting, I am out in the woods. I do a lot of trail-r...

Fist-Pounding Seed Evangelist
(Or, How to Start Your Own Seeds)

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.20.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Tim Mountz of Happy Cat Farm My wife and I practice what we call seed-to-seed agriculture on our farm. We like to encourage people t...

The Lost Art of Threshing

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.27.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Tim Mountz of Happy Cat Farm Sometimes the greatest things in life are the things that just happen to you and not the ones that ...

Gathering Mushrooms in the Wild:
Eating in the Wind

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.25.2011 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Tim Mountz of Happy Cat Farm Webster's Dictionary says that foraging is the act of wandering in search of food. That definition mak...