Food and Recipes

Find recipes and tips for a healthy diet based on local, seasonal eating.

Wassailing with Spiced Cider

Bless your friends, family and the spirits of the orchards with wassailing, an old practice used to appreciate the gifts of nature.


Frozen Persimmon Margarita Recipe

By Ellen Zachos

The flavor of sweet, ripe persimmon added to the typical lime in margaritas is worth the hunt for this foraged fruit.


Bless You Cocktail Recipe

By Ellen Zachos

Rich, tart elderberry syrup and sumac are the perfect foils to the sweet Bendictine in this carbonated cocktail.


The Ultimate Dinner Pantry

By Julie Morris

Stock your kitchen with these dinner staples and be ready to make quick, nutritious meals even if you’re short on time and ingredients.


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Superfood Swaps for Holiday Classics

By Tabitha Grace

Upgrade your celebratory meals this season with nutrient-packed ingredients that won’t compromise tradition — and may even ramp up the flavors on your holiday table.


All About Herbal Infusions

By Leslie Griffin

Learn to make highly nutritious herbal drinks and reap the benefits of five healthy, restorative herbs.


Make Vinegar at Home

By Tabitha Grace

One way to ensure that you get high-quality vinegar at an affordable price is to make and age it at home.


Overfed, Nutritionally Starved

By Nicole Caldwell

Learn about the serious reductions in our food’s nutrients in the past 100 years, and why homegrown produce is naturally superior.