milkweed paper

How To Make Paper From Milkweed Fiber

After the season’s bees and butterflies have gone, why not transform those dried-up milkweed stalks into handmade paper? Here’s how to make some of your own.

Farm to Hotel

Photo courtesy iStockphoto/Thinkstock Hotel culinary staff seek out fruits, vegetables, dairy items and meats at farmers markets and local farms. At some hotels, food choices are the result of culinary staff trolling farmers markets or dialing up local farms in search of juicy fruits, earthy vegetables, artisan dairy items and mouth-watering meats. A few months before […]

A Fresh Take on Foraging

Photo courtesy ForageSF Iso Rabins of ForageSF teaches burgeoning food finders how to forage for edible plants. Foraging is the latest foodie fixation. While there is nothing new about the practice of gathering food from wild places, creative locavores are taking the art of found food to new levels, transforming the bounty into restaurant meals, […]

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