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How to Make a Huckleberry Pie

By Eva Kosmas Flores


How to Make a Huckleberry Pie
Photo by Eva Kosmas Flores

Could you tell it was summer pie season yet? I’m coming at you with another one of my favorite summer pastries, in the form of this classic huckleberry pie. Huckleberries grow wild along the northern United States, and they’re little berries that can range from black to red to purple depending on the variety and growing area.

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Garden-to-Table Recipe: Zucchini Spaghetti with Seaweed Pesto


Garden-to-Table Recipe: Zucchini Spaghetti with Seaweed Pesto
Photo by Eva Kosmas Flores

I’ve been spending the past few mornings getting the drip watering system all set up in my garden, and although it’s been very wet here in the Pacific Northwest, I’m hoping that getting my garden in order will somehow remind the sun that it’s time to come out and get all the veggies going.

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Garden-to-Table: Blueberry Lemon Pancakes


Garden-to-Table: Blueberry Lemon Pancakes
Photo by Eva Kosmas Flores

It’s blueberry season, friends!! I love heading out to u-pick blueberries once the season hits, there’s something so incredibly beautiful about seeing hundreds of dusty bluish purple berries hanging heavy from their dark green shrubs, all in a long and sprawling row.

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Roasted Beet Salad with Pea Shoots

By Eva Kosmas Flores


Roasted Beet Salad with Pea Shoots
Photo by Eva Kosmas Flores

I love the soft, freshly flavored new pea shoots of spring. They have the most wonderful texture to them, and their flavor is slightly reminiscent of peas but in a much more subtle and refreshing way,

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Earth Day: We Were Green Before It Was Cool!


Written by: Daryl Kenny

What’s Not to Love?!
Photo by Paul Gooney

I have a reusable tote bag emblazoned with the slogan, Vermont: We Were Green Before It Was Cool. It’s true. I don’t know if it’s the serenity of the landscape, the improbability of the weather, or the commitment of Vermonters to live and let live, but there is a respect and a reverence for. . .

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Everglades Foundation: Making Conservation Look Good!


Written by: Daryl Kenny

These ladies really live their work!
Photo by Everglades Foundation

As regular readers of the Orvis News may have noticed, for the past year we’ve been deeply committed to the work being done to restore the health and well-being of Florida’s Everglades. Working in partnership with our friends at The Everglades Foundation we have been working to restore water flows south of Lake Okeechobee and to stop discharges down the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers….

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