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…

Bugs

Ailanthus silkmoth

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

Making Things Work

Tales From a Cabinetmaker's Life

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