Bay Copse

In our region the Bay Laurel grows prolifically in the understory of second growth Coast Redwood. When mature, the tree can grow quite large and shapely and its wood has a rich, nutty brown grain I use frequently because of its availability and versatility. Yet the Bay Laurel is considered by many a weed. It […]

Lightning Tree House at Mildred’s Lane

Beach Lake, Pennsylvania NOW AVAILABLE: Rare archival footage of the construction of Lightning House 2001. Click here for details. I am continuing with the theme of revisiting old projects as a way to reflect on my current trajectory, see old friends, and make new discoveries. This past fall I traveled to upstate Pennsylvania to assess […]

Tool Barn at the Edible Schoolyard

Berkeley, California (photo: Richard Barnes) I recently had the good fortune to spend a day working with photographer Richard Barnes. Richard is helping me document my work for the Edible Schoolyard over the past decade as I develop a book proposal about this and related Deep Craft projects and philosophy.In Spring of 1998 I was […]