Taylor Mardis Katz

Taylor Mardis Katz

Taylor Mardis Katz is a poet, farmer, and freelancer who lives with her husband and young son in rural Vermont. They run Free Verse Farm & Apothecary, an herb farm and apothecary that specializes in herbal tea blends, culinary blends, and herbal remedies and body care products that emphasize herbs from their hillside farm. To learn more about Taylor's life as a poet and farmer, visit her online at panacheperhaps.com.

STORIES BY Taylor Mardis Katz

ReadHow to Make Sun Tea

How to Make Sun Tea

Now that the days of warmth are returning, I’ve begun to think about one of my favorite summer...

ReadRules for the Road (Trip)

Rules for the Road (Trip)

For me, the most compelling part of a road trip is the way that traveling by car allows me to...

ReadWhat We Carry: EDC Essentials

What We Carry: EDC Essentials

Depending on where you live and what you do for a living, your everyday carry (EDC) items (as...

ReadThe Cleansing Act of Sweeping the House

The Cleansing Act of Sweeping the House

I used to consider sweeping the house a deeply boring and pointless chore. Over the years, however,...

ReadOn Gathering Firewood

On Gathering Firewood

The woodstove in my home chugs away for half the year, requiring endless tending: We feed it,...

ReadMust-Have Salts for Your Home Kitchen

Must-Have Salts for Your Home Kitchen

A chef friend of mine once told me that people always ask him how he makes his food taste so...

ReadThe Joy of Handwritten Letters

The Joy of Handwritten Letters

I come from a family of letter writers and card senders, and over the years, I have become one...

ReadMake Your Own Herbal Vinegar

Make Your Own Herbal Vinegar

Infusing vinegar with herbs is one of my favorite ways to combine my love of delicious food and...

ReadThe Simple Joys of Sledding

The Simple Joys of Sledding

Snow days were my religion in middle school: I prayed for them, I sang for them, I performed...