Category Archives for "Fun"

Jul 09

Wild Plum Harvest and Jam-Making

By Frederick | Adventures

Editors note: This post was written by our youngest contributor about harvesting wild plums on our property. Oddly, we have not harvested these plums in their 25-year life span but Frederick was insistent this season and, lo and behold, we’ve been missing out on great flavor. One day I saw the fruit trees on our […]

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Jul 01

Pollan Painting #4: The Golden Arches

By Amanda Rose | Fun

The blast-from-the-past Pollan Painting series celebrates the release of Michael Pollan’s new book Cooked. Some five years ago, my own little Frederick, 5 years old at the time, sat with me one rainy weekend as I read Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma. I read chapters to him and he painted a related painting. This painting was posted […]

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Jun 21

Pollan Painting #3: Sequoia National Pork

By Amanda Rose | Fun

The blast-from-the-past Pollan Painting series celebrates the release of Michael Pollan’s book Cooked. Some five years ago, my own little Frederick, 5 years old at the time, sat with me one rainy weekend as I read Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma. I read chapters to him and he painted a related painting. This painting was posted on […]

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May 31

Pollan Painting #2: Chicken Little at Magic Mountain

By Amanda Rose | Fun

The blast-from-the-past Pollan Painting series continues with he release of Michael Pollan’s new book Cooked. From my own little Frederick in 2008, 5 years old at the time, this painting was posted on the Ethicurean back in 2008. (See Pollan Painting #1 — “Children of the Corn.”) On our recent Pollan Painting weekend, my five-year-old […]

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