After I saw the young bull moose calmly stroll past me that afternoon on Kamiak Butte, I figured the day could get no better and I should head back to the world. I lingered a few minutes, vainly trying to … Continue reading
Fall is here, harvest is upon us, and my town’s farmers market is closing soon. Even though the market is an easy walk from home, and even closer to where I work, I’ve only gotten there twice this year. In fact, tomorrow … Continue reading
Well, it all took longer than I expected and it’s not quite what I imagined, but the maps for the September food inventory are finished and posted below. Here’s what I think you need to know about them: 1. The … Continue reading
Here’s the map of spices and such. Notice the scale of this map compared to the others; very small amounts coming from a great distance don’t worry me as much. Having said that, fresh or freshly-dried herbs would be very … Continue reading
Here’s the map of the boxed and bagged food. There’s a pretty wide dispersal pattern here, even from as far away as Europe (zoom out to see that.)
Here’s the map of the refrigerator and freezer contents. I think it’s interesting to note how much closer, relatively speaking, the cold-hold items are sourced compared to the canned goods.
Here’s the map of the canned goods. Keep in mind that we are near the corner of Washington state that borders Idaho and Oregon, and look at how far most of that stuff traveled.