Author Archives: mia

“Bay Area Forager” is Here!

Yay! My book “The Bay Area Forager” is out. It was already featured in Time Magazine a few weeks ago! To order your copy of the book click on the image here. To read the article go to www.time.com.

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Field Journal- November 16th- Dressing for the Rain

It’s been so beautiful lately that this topic almost doesn’t seem relevant. But the rainsare coming and I’ve promised for awhile now to write about the art of dressing for the rain. It’s quite different spending just an hour or … Continue reading

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Field Journal- August 22nd- What a Splendid Summer!

Well, I can’t help but to notice that I haven’t written a field journal entry since May. Why? Well, I’ve been leading summer camps non-stop. It’s been such a great summer. A big thank you to all of you who … Continue reading

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Field Journal May 19th- The Power of a Village

Every nature educator needs a village. Or at least I do. Without a village what I do out in the field becomes significantly less meaningful. The hunter goes out to provide food for the people, the scout observes the outskirts … Continue reading

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Field Journal April 16th- A Wild Easter Basket

Welcome to my on-line field journal.  I write entries here about what is current with wild foods and nature education. For information on my programs please click on the tabs above. Lately I’ve been so busy working on my upcoming … Continue reading

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Field Journal March 8th-Learning Awareness From Salad

Nature is an amazing teacher.  I’m often blown away by how perfectly things are designed to make sure we are well motivated to learn the appropriate amount of care and awareness.  Just take a look at this picture here.  Notice … Continue reading

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Field Journal Feb 18th: Rain and the Art of Survival

“Wilderness survival is a lot of work but it sure is fun” says a 6 year old member of the pack, sipping on a cup of Doug Fir tea in the pouring rain.  I fully agree. After struggling to make a … Continue reading

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For love of work

“You work that you may keep pace with the earth and the soul of the earth. For to be idle is to become a stranger unto the seasons, and to step out of life’s procession, that marches in majesty and … Continue reading

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Welcome to my new website

I’m glad to announce this new, amazing feat in virtual communication on this inter connected web which i think must have been inspired by mycelium in some strange way.  I must say as someone who tries to spend as little … Continue reading

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