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Foraging for Wild Mushrooms

 

Jade and I finding mystery wild mushroom

Today, I had a sweet time hiking with my friend and community herbalist, Jade Alicandro Mace. As we entered the woods in Wendell MA, we soon found a beautiful lion’s mane mushroom on log on the forest floor. With delight, I photographed it and Jade took out her knife and made a clean cut. Pleased we walked on and soon came to the tree above, which had several Hericium coralloides! Close relative of Lions Mane and also edible!! Also called comb tooth. We harvested Continue reading

Organic Berry Picking, Mother Daughter Fun

Walking to the back fields with basket in hand at the Brookfield Farms

On my way to the back fields of my CSA, the Brookfield Farm in Amherst, MA. With basket in hand, I am going berry picking with my daughter Emily. Lots of fun to be together gathering. Fun in the sun. Mother daughter love. Beautiful sunny, hot, summer day. Yummy time together in the berry patch at the organic lush farm. Continue reading

Grateful, Teaching Cooking Workshop

Foxglove in bloom on south side of house

As much as I love traveling to delicious places to teach farm to table organic vegetarian cooking, I am grateful for the opportunity to bring people into my passive solar home, especially on hot summer days, to stay cool, connect to nature, cook up an organic feast, and eat overlooking the gardens. “Embody A Delicious Life.” Continue reading

Under the Forest Canopy

Under the Forest Canopy by Leslie Cerier; Copyright © 2010 Leslie Cerier. All Rights Reserved to Leslie Cerier.

Last week, when winter turned to summer, I took a hike with a dear friend on a nearby shaded forest trail surrounded with cool shallow streams. In Shutesbury, MA, near my home, there are lots of trails in the woods. It was good to be Under the Forest Canopy, connecting with my friend, getting some exercise amidst the beauty of the woods. We walked right by the spot I took this photograph. A nice memory. A sweet hike. Continue reading

Jeweled Water

Jeweled Water by Leslie Cerier; Copyright © 2004 Leslie Cerier. All Rights Reserved to Leslie Cerier.

Jeweled Water, one of my 20 impressionistic nature photographs that I took after a long luscious hike in the woods behind my home. Meditation on a shallow stream of moving water over spring green moss and shallow rocks. The afternoon peak sunlight created beautiful natural patterns and colors in the water. Jewels in the Water. Continue reading