A visitor checks out the flowers at Flying Cloud Farm in Fairview. Flying Cloud is one of nearly two dozen area farms participating in the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project's 10th annual Farm Tour. Photo by Colin WiebeRead More
Learn how to go nuts in my first COVER STORY in the Mountain Xpress!Read More
It takes just the right kind of person to enjoy spending an entire Sunday riding up and down steep mountain inclines with bicycle pedal power in order to see small farms in action. I guess I fall into that “right person” category because I had a ridiculously good time at Pedal to Plate in Madison County.Read More
It wasn't my idea to run 14 miles through the woods scaling ridges and fording slippery rocked streams to celebrate our birthdays. We can blame that one on Elizabeth. Luckily I am a glutton for punishment and I can't think of a better way to spend a day.Read More
Rhubarb Ginger Mostarda with Goat Cheese inspired by our new arrivals out on the farm! Welcome Buckwheat and Snowflake!
I have a lot of experience making cookies, but not so much experience with political activism. My safe estimate is over 100, 000 cookies baked, and probably 30ish rallies and protests.Read More
It will be fine! I kept telling myself, as the weather reports showed rain, wind, and temperatures in the low 20’s forecast for our weekend canoeing adventure on the Roanoke River.Read More