By Alabel Chapin Photography of boletes by Nathaniel Chapin and of Alabel with chanterelles by Elizabeth Chapin We are hunting for mushrooms, and I find myself in a different world, lulled by ...
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By Shelby JohnsonPhotography by Sharon Doerre In March, a class of excited St. Francis School eighth-graders went to Italy. The trip was organized through NETC Educational Travel, and the itinerary ...
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By Alabel Chapin Photography by Jenna Noel  One Saturday morning many years ago, I woke up knowing exactly what I wanted to do on that humid summer day. I wanted to make a lemonade stand that ...
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It was a bad hair day, unbearably hot outside and just a rotten, no-good Tuesday. My precious loaves came out of the oven squat and shriveled—like large, nut-brown prunes. Not that they ...
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“You get to dig . . . with a fork!” With this simple, enthusiastic declaration, six-year-old Adeline Merritt shares a favorite part of her morning’s effort with the Kids R Farmers ...
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By Katie Fullerton I used to eat sugar snap peas by the pound, and truckloads of celery—stalk after stalk after stalk—any time of the year. These were healthy choices, but not really ...
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