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  • tiny garden: kitchen scrap gardens.

    I was too quick to dismiss the ubiquitous kitchen scrap gardens I’ve seen growing. With some amount of sheepishness, I admit that being urged to grow fresh celery from a spent bunch by every…

    May 19, 2020 9 Comments
  • simple matters 15: ashley may.

    ASHLEY MAY | CHASING WILD ONES Ashley May is an independent educational consultant living with her husband and two little boys in Los Angeles, California. Her Instagram feed is filled with glimpses of her…

    December 18, 2018 13 Comments
  • gift guide: gifts to shift habits.

    An extra bag you’ll never want to leave home without +/or same-day grocery delivery (zero-waste edition). A wrist watch to help you put down your phone +/or a record player for analog evening entertainment. Not-ugly compression socks…

    December 10, 2018 10 Comments
  • make your own: compound butter.

    Compound butter sounds fancier than it really is. It’s butter, softened, with herbs or fruit or other bits of tastiness stirred in. You can shape it into a log, chill it, and serve it…

    November 27, 2018 13 Comments
  • waste not: corn chowder.

    Waste Not is a collaboration with my friend, Carrie King. The premise is simple: Carrie, a food writer and editor, shares a recipe highlighting at least one particular way that we can curb food waste.…

    May 22, 2018 26 Comments
  • habit shift: meal prep.

    Less waste. Better food. More time (Better time). Three or four reasons why I advocate the totally mundane habit of preparing at least a tiny part of dinner before dinnertime. In our quest to eat more whole foods…

    February 10, 2016 54 Comments