Foraging Responsibly

“Gathering […] requires a relationship with that place across generations in order to take care of it and understand what abundance looks like.” — Meleana Estes, Lei Aloha Foraging: Benefits and threats Foraging has become a very hot topic lately. There are cookbooks with recipes featuring wild foods, sold out foraging classes, and increasing limitations … Read more

Fall in California: a Dreamy Tablescape

When I agreed to design a table for the Meals on Wheels Classique d’Elegance this year, I was excited to showcase sustainable methods and local materials at a high-profile event. But in late November, in a season when my flowers have mostly finished blooming, it would take a little extra creativity to design a table … Read more

How to Make Honey Fermented Cranberries

Meet your new favorite Thanksgiving recipe: honey fermented cranberries! They’re scrumptious, festive, and couldn’t be simpler – you just need to leave them enough time to do their thing. Read on to learn how I make mine.