Eat Close to Home

I'm now offering holistic wellness services! From hands-on adjustments to herbal blends, explore wellness close-to-home at Fenhaven Somatics.

Helping you buy, grow, preserve, and cook food produced in the Great Lakes area.



How to start a garden, tend your plants, and harvest crops.



Learn how to preserve food by caning, pickling (lactofermenting), root cellaring, and more.

Chopping Carrots


How to cook with local foods year-round and make the most of preserved foods. Paleo, non-dairy, vegetarian, vegan, and low-sugar recipes.

Most Recent Blog Posts

No-Fridge Meal Plan

A friend has recently been having trouble with a landlord who won’t fix her broken fridge, so I pulled together some meal ideas that don’t require a fridge, daily shopping, or expensive prepackaged specialty foods. Given how often power seems to be going out these days, I thought I’d share it here, too. Enjoy!

Wild ramp love!

Wild ramps have a special place in my heart. They were one of the first herbs I ever foraged, and they just seem joyful to me! listen in as I enthuse about this patch and it’s 20-year history of travel and transplantation.

New Wellness Blog!

Hi, folks! I’m not sure if anyone is even reading this blog these days, but I wanted to let you know that I’m putting more attention into my somatic wellness blog and business these days. At Fenhaven Somatics, you’ll find:


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