Welcome to 100 Miles, an exploration of sustaining life by going no further away than 100 miles to gather the things we need to live. This web log is my journal of food-based experiences, memories, thoughts, and recipes. I hope you enjoy reading it. To subscribe, so as not to miss each new edition, please enter your email address.
Jill is American but lives in London with her British husband, Malcolm. We met in 2003 at a dinner held by our Italian friend, Patrizia in an Umbrian hill town. We became fast friends, and are still very close despite the distance that separates us. Both Jill and Malcolm enjoy good food, and eating well. [...]
My great-grandmother, Ora Goodman, and her garden, were the impetus for me to start writing this blog. She was a major influence all through my childhood. She lived a ‘local’ life without realizing she was doing so. She simply lived her life. This series is part of a longer piece I [...]
(Sub) Urban farmers. DIY butchering. Beehives on city rooftops. Herd shares. Farm-direct pork and beef. Homemade, artisan everything. There has been an explosion of interest in self-sourcing the food we eat. Why not buy half a pig? Have backyard chickens? Grow our own vegetables? It’s a far cry better than buying our food cut [...]