Photos clockwise from top left image: 1) Dandelion green, a common pervasive, edible weed2) Sow thistle, another edible weed common to Bay Area neighborhoods3) Fennel, a perennial herb, which has […]
This afternoon I took a bike ride through my sunny ex-neighborhood so that I could check up on the spring fruit. Here is what I gleaned: Unripe apricots in the […]
Last Friday, I went to Japantown and found this lovely fruit picker. It has a long-reaching arm that will be perfect for harvesting up high plums this late spring. This […]
Nasturtium above and wild onion flowers below. Nasturtium, wild onion, and borage are all good additions to a green salad.
Borage flowers above and lavender belowThis is lavender. I harvested a bit from this plant on Rose Street in North Berkeley, and am drying it now. Later, this spring, I […]
Here is the plan: I would like to ultimately request my neighbors’ surplus fruit from their trees, and then 1) have a small bartering system within the neighborhood, and 2) […]
Look for the distinctive fig leaves as you walk through your neighborhood, and you will notice fruit beginning to appear. Come mid to late summer and autumn, we will have […]
Here are several photos of the persimmon bounty from 2006. Maria and I harvested these on November 21, 2006.
On November 19, 2007, Alexandra and I embarked on her first trip to the four story apartment building on Cedar between Oxford and Spruce Streets in Berkeley to harvest a […]