Ed Fenzl is a practical man. “I like things that are functional, easy to maintain, going to last at least five to eight years … that’s my only criteria.” The mustached former parks superintendent and landscape contractor credits much of the success of Arroyo Seco’s Living Light Farm to practical experimentation. “A lot of folks [...]
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Near the greenhouse, Ty Minton found a big, fat fuzzy caterpillar and he wasn’t sure what, exactly, it was. “I was so excited,” he said. “I ran inside, grabbed the iPad and raced back out here before it was gone. I spent quite awhile poring over pictures online, trying to match it up with the [...]
“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.” ~ Masanobu Fukuoka The magpies sat in the apple tree that sheltered the corn. They were large and thick and daring. The birds considered us with their ridiculously intelligent eyes. “They were watching like [...]
Everyone was yelling. You notice all the shouting about the same time the fetid reek of salt, tin, ammonia and decay smacks you in the nose. “¡Permiso! ¡Permiso! ¡Cuidado!” A short man in a mustache and green apron pushed past me with a dolly overloaded with ice. His rubber boots splashed in a puddle, spraying [...]
There is a memory of the Bounty’s William Bligh in the form of a tree in the Jamaican mountains outside of Kingston. It should be obvious by now that I have a thing for historic travelers. I’m not sure how old I was but after reading the 1932 novel “Mutiny on the Bounty” by Nordhoff and Hall [...]
This is the place to spend your Saturday morning in Santa Fe, New Mexico. My friend Maria Elena and I took the five minute stroll over to the Santa Fe Farmers Market at the the re-furbished rail yard area from where we were staying at the Santa Fe Sage Inn last Saturday morning and immediately ran into [...]
A string of visitors have graced my doorstep the past few months and as I’ve lead them through the delights of northern New Mexico cuisine one question comes up again and again. What is posole? Well, it all starts way back in the way-back when the Aztec god Quetzalcoatl made man out of corn – [...]
A thin man with buck-teeth who had evidently been watching me make my way around the market area asked “How can you put that much food in your body?” I felt guilty for a moment. That first-world guilt when you really do know you’re privileged and you really do know that you’re abusing that privilege. [...]
The tourist shops at the base of Gavarnie are just opening for spring. The old lady was wrapped in a coat and sat in the sun. “Take what you want,” she said. She waved her hand without looking at me or removing her sunglasses. She had anything one could wish for candy-wise. The gummies were [...]
Espelette France is famous for its…non-spicy chile. Being from New Mexico, I can’t understand the point of chile without a little kick but so it is. The town even took out a patent on their chile then plastered stings of chile all over the place. Against the white of the buildings it is gorgeous. [...]
Ice Fishing. The Perfect Shot. It wasn’t the first train of the day but I was on my way from Helsinki to Vasa by 9am yesterday. The journey takes about five hours and is about as comfortable as you can imagine. The Intercity coaches all sport wireless connection the whole way, the seats recline [...]
By eight o’clock in the morning we were bunched up with the boxes, sacks, mules, chickens, children farmers and merchants at the edge of the Artibonite River. Everyone talked at once and the crowd on the opposite shore whooped and hollered encouragement. The boys running the service bailed the silty orange water with plastic cups. [...]
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