Dyeing with Mushrooms: Art, Craft & Science

Mushrooms are sometimes delicious and sometimes dangerous but they are always beautiful and mysterious. Did you know that they also can produce some beautiful dyes? A rainbow of colors in fact. PHOTO: Jack-O-Lantern mushrooms are some of Sherri Scott’s favorite… Continue Reading


The Roots of Tomorrow from the Best Seeds of Today

On Tuesday April 23rd, 2013 I hosted a one-hour, live special edition of In a North State Garden to accompany Northstate Public Radio’s spring membership drive theme: “The Roots of Tomorrow”. My program focused on how “The Best Roots of… Continue Reading

Seeds of things to Come: 4th Annual Seed Swap co-hosted by GRUB Education Program & Chico Permaculture Guild

On Saturday February 23rd from 2 pm – 6pm at the GRUB cooperative at 1525 Dayton Road in Chico, the GRUB Education Program and Chico Permaculture Guild host their 4th Annual Spring Seed Swap. On Wednesday February 13th from 3pm… Continue Reading