Last week, I got the opportunity to attend a workshop called For the Love of Dirt which was hosted by the coalition OSC2. Did you know that the single most effective way to REVERSE climate change is to change our agricultural practices. Reducing carbons emissions only scratches the surface BUT by using … More For the Love of Dirt
I wanted to share a couple of salmon recipes to reach for when preparing for larger groups. This smoked salmon mousse is great for spreading your precious smoked salmon amongst a larger group. You get all the wonderful flavor but can reach a broader audience. I’ve used these for bigger events and it’s always a … More Recipes for the Holidays
Growing up, my parents required us to be home for each meal. As we got older and more involved in school activities and sports, their grip loosened up but meals created the foundation of our family. A place to connect, share and even just sit in each other’s presence. It’s one of the reasons that … More Leonard Lake Reserve
Over the summer, Pei-ru Ko from Real Food Real Stories reached out to ask me to collaborate with her on a private dinner which would also serve as a curated storytelling event. To be honest, it wasn’t a great time to ask. We were in the guts of the Alaskan fishing season. 2 hours of sleep. … More Coming Back to Land
June 5, 2016 Waiting in the airport. A canceled flight. Waiting in line. Waiting in limbo. A suspended state of being. Neither here nor there. So many people lost in there phones. Searching for new connections. Rerouting. The man working the counter forces a smile as the dispenser spits out a new ticket; dispersing … More The 51st State
Exposure has been something that I’ve mostly avoided. Invisibility was my superpower and, in doing seasonal work, I moved a lot and had many opportunities for self reinvention. When exposure happened, it was oftentimes painful as the spotlight of scrutiny can make your shadows more pronounced. Things would get hard, Iwould get sad, angry or … More Sunset Celebration Weekend
Sometimes life feels like a long, confusing dream. A map with no ocean. Rooms within rooms. No light shines through the crack of the door. Uncertainty lurks beyond. Death beyond that. But trace the arcs of the path behind. Twinklings of laughter. Feel the hardships endured. In this mornings dawdle, I glimpse video of a … More The Best is Yet to Come
Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving. — Terry Pratchett So, after four weeks, … More Practicing beginning.
Hey Everyone: When I look back at the past year, I’m deeply moved by the equal exchange of support that comes from providing a product and service that people appreciate. The Gypsy Fish Company has had many champions and it seems like we really turned a corner this year in being able to reach … More Happy New Year!
This past Saturday, I had a chance to perform a Digestif Event with the amazing crew at Real Food Real Stories. This was a great chance for me to with the great people, energy and sense of connection that RFRS brings to the table. I’m a fairly introverted guy. I work for myself and spend … More The Compliment Bagel Sandwich