Articles by Amy Magnus :: Page 3

  • BLOG-Curds and Whey

    shape the mozzarella

    I didn’t like cheese much as a kid and now regret that I didn’t pay more attention to my aunt’s artesian cheese making. Now that goat cheese is a favorite food, I am most fortunate to have local mentors…and they have the enviable support of Antioch College in their farm-to-table endeavors.

  • BLOG-DRUM Roll Please

    Grow Peace Mural

    Friday night, the thunder that could be heard across the fields of Mills Lawn School and out into the community was no mere storm. It was the soaring music of activism.

  • BLOG-Family Ferments

    bowl of creamy yogurt

    For years, an unusual appliance awaits its moment and, this week, delivers on its sunny charm.

  • BLOG-Inch by Inch

    beautiful spaces under construction

    We can make a better bargain with farm workers and ourselves by designing a food system that enriches the soil, the farms, the neighborhoods, and the communities it serves.

  • BLOG-Full Circle

    mushroom fennel soup

    Stewardship, I have learned, is rooted to the land, the soil under our feet, and embedded under our fingernails.

  • BLOG-See, Touch, Feel

    blue morpho butterfly

    I venture with the children to explore the inner mysteries of Franklin Park, and the kids show me a thing or two about good instincts, timing, and attention.

  • BLOG-Spring Interrupted

    Dandelion In The Frost

    Spring erupted during Easter week but was interrupted by snow and a chilling frost. The contrast and its consequence remind us that nature is often ambitious but not always kind.

  • BLOG-A Walk to the Rock House

    linger here

    We pass the time as well as any group of friends can on a beautiful spring day.

  • BLOG-The Springs in April

    apple pastry

    We are blessed to live in a garden-rich, good-bread, fine-food village and are fortunate souls to know it.

  • BLOG-Tennis Camp

    short shorts

    Code-named Tennis Camp, our spring break vacation is much like the Friday night dinner that we prepared together—splendid, eventful, and gone much too quickly.