Unloved by locals in Costa Rica and Mexico, dark chocolate is a bittersweet business in pandemic times.
Category: Harvesters & Artisans
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Cider Making in the Keweenaw: Central and Copper Harbor, MI
The Cornish miners who settled Central, MI left a legacy of apples, apples and more apples.
Foraging for Thimbleberries in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
COPPER HARBOR, MI — It embarrasses me, after all the things I’ve found to recommend the Keweenaw Peninsula, that it was an overpriced jar of jam that first launched me on my journey here. Or at least I thought it was overpriced at the time: $25 for what looked to be one cup of jam,…
Foraging for Morels and Ramps at Grass River Natural Area in Bellaire, MI
From wild foods in the forest, to 7 miles of magnificent trails spanning rare habitats, the Grass River Natural Area in Bellaire, MI is well worth a stop.
Postcard: Elk Rapids, Michigan Wild-Foraged Botanical-Infused Booze at Ethanology Distillery and Spirits House
Ethanology in Grand Rapids, Michigan, makes one of the only hand-foraged gins on the market, deploying a state-certified forager to the woods for ingredients like Michigan juniper, staghorn sumac and burdock root.