11 edible plants on North Tenmile Creek trail in Frisco

Gregg took this dandelion photo saying it looked as lush as a head of lettuce. We are not snobs. We will eat dandelions.

Last week I led my first-ever wild edible plant hike, from the North Tenmile Creek trailhead in Frisco. The hike was done through Colorado Mountain College, and instead of announcing it here or on Facebook, Gregg and I just went with it. Everyone was local and nobody had heard of … [Read more...]

Is Rocky Mountain Porcini Season Over?

Porcinis are really perty.

Since late July, my dear friend Butterpoweredbike has been emailing me about finding pounds upon pounds of porcini. Meanwhile, in the last month and a half, I moved to a new home and a new job while trying to finish up my old jobs, working 100 hours per week or more, ad … [Read more...]