Tag: cottage industry

Master of Cottage Industry: Pacific Flake Sea Salt

Sea Salt Flakes

Pacific Flake Sea Salt is a salt harvestry located in a tiny corner of what was once a huge Louisiana Pacific pulp mill out on the Samoa Peninsula, just across Humboldt Bay from my hometown of Eureka, California.

Word of the Day: Coppice

Coppice in a field of colza

A coppice (also known as a copse) is a thicket of small trees and shrubs, typically those whose slender trunks and branches (or withies) are cut periodically for a variety of uses.  The word also refers to a tree’s ability to regrow shoots from… Continue Reading “Word of the Day: Coppice”

Bugs

Ailanthus silkmoth

If there are over 8000 species of insect known to be edible, why don’t we eat more bugs?

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