Posted on October 3, 2022 by Lisa M. Rose
Simply Sassy: A Mitten Gal’s Sassafras Rootbeer
While on a trail run through the dunes of Hoffmaster State Park this summer I realized that there is no other smell reminiscent of my West Michigan lakeshore upbringing than sassafras. That aromatic, spicy rootbeer fragrance of the sassafras floats on the breeze in the dew of the morning or after a wet, damp rain. It is one …
Category: author, forager, foraging, hiking, kitchen herbalism, michgian, midwest, midwest foraging, Plants, recipes, running, travel, wild edibles Tags: author, cocktails, foraging, how to make everything, local food, made in michigan, michigan, midwest foraging, puremichigan, recipes, rootbeer
Posted on April 16, 2020 by Lisa M. Rose
Re-Writing our future
What will our communities “value” on the other side of this pandemic? How can the way in which we have had to re-organize and re-work to accomodate the constraints of Covid re-create organizational cultures – business, govt, education, arts, religion – that are more equitable?
Category: author, michigan, organizational systems Tags: alumnicoach, author, change management, covid, grand rapids, human centered design, ideo, lisa m. rose, michigan
Posted on April 20, 2017 by Lisa M. Rose
PreOrder: Midwest Medicinal Plants
“Midwest Medicinal Plants” “Midwest Medicinal Plants” (Timber Press, OR) is available for pre-order at Amazon.com.
Category: forager, herbalist, kitchen herbalism, local food, michgian Tags: author, herbal medicine, herbalism, herbalist, lisa m. rose, timber press, wild crafting
Posted on July 11, 2016 by Lisa M. Rose
Foodservice from 35000 Feet
In my knapsack I carry 20 years of academic and professional experience in food systems. I’ve travelled a delicious journey over these 20 years. This Monterey trip will add another layer to my food systems understanding – this time from the perspective of a food service broadliner working with farmers.
Category: author, food systems, travel Tags: agriculture, author, california, food distributors, food service, food systems, ideo, michigan, resilient economies
Posted on August 5, 2015 by Lisa M. Rose
“Midwest Foraging” Featured in Chicago Tribune
To read the entire Chicago Tribune article, click HERE.
Category: books, forager, foraging, gardening, michigan, midwest, midwest foraging, Plants, wild edibles Tags: author, chicago tribune, forager, foraging, local food, midwest foraging, timber press, wild edibles
Posted on June 17, 2015 by Lisa M. Rose
On Writing “Midwest Foraging”
There’s nothing quite like the feeling of seeing your new book for the first time. As a mom, it’s sort of like seeing your newborn child – mixed emotions of excitement and uncertainty and relief and nervousness all combined. The day my book arrived, I was writing at my desk at home, not expecting a …
Category: herbalist, Inspiration, midwest, midwest foraging Tags: author, books, forager, foraging, herbalist, midwest foraging, wild edibles
Posted on July 8, 2013 by Lisa M. Rose
On a plant writing sabbatical…
Headed across the Midwest, with my camera and laptop in tow. Destination is Big Sky & Jackson Hole for a writing sabbatical, working on my next book — “The ReWilded Kitchen: A Forager’s Guide to Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Midwest” (Timber Press, 2014). Here, I stopped just outside of Gary, Indiana off of …
Category: environment, foraging, michgian, midwest, Plants, travel Tags: author, chicory, environment, foraging, healthy food, homesteading, midwest, timber press, travel, urban foraging