Field Journal

Yacon (Bolivian Sunroot)

Yacon (Bolivian Sunroot)

Ashlyn Morgan

I peeled the skin of one and cut off a chunk to try. It was pleasantly sweet, and reminded me of sugar cane. The texture was super crunchy in that...

Yacon (Bolivian Sunroot)

Ashlyn Morgan

I peeled the skin of one and cut off a chunk to try. It was pleasantly sweet, and reminded me of sugar cane. The texture was super crunchy in that...

The Cranefly Orchid

The Cranefly Orchid

Hunter Knutson

Ashlyn and I find ourselves on our local hiking trails frequently, especially during peak plant seasons. This means we don't hike much during the winter since there is not much to...

The Cranefly Orchid

Hunter Knutson

Ashlyn and I find ourselves on our local hiking trails frequently, especially during peak plant seasons. This means we don't hike much during the winter since there is not much to...

First Marshmallow Harvest

First Marshmallow Harvest

Ashlyn Morgan

The unique thing about marshmallow is its mucilage. If you’ve handled marshmallow before, then you know what I’m talking about. If not, then have you handled or eaten okra? Or maybe...

First Marshmallow Harvest

Ashlyn Morgan

The unique thing about marshmallow is its mucilage. If you’ve handled marshmallow before, then you know what I’m talking about. If not, then have you handled or eaten okra? Or maybe...

Pawpaw Foraging, Variability, & Tackling Bitterness

Pawpaw Foraging, Variability, & Tackling Bitter...

Ashlyn Morgan

Despite all the wonderful attributes of wild pawpaws, I’ve had to toss out my fair share of pawpaw puree due to bitterness. Standing in the pawpaw patch I’ll go to...

Pawpaw Foraging, Variability, & Tackling Bitter...

Ashlyn Morgan

Despite all the wonderful attributes of wild pawpaws, I’ve had to toss out my fair share of pawpaw puree due to bitterness. Standing in the pawpaw patch I’ll go to...