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

ReadMake Your Own Herbal Vinegar

Make Your Own Herbal Vinegar

by Taylor Mardis Katz

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

by Taylor Mardis Katz

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

ReadBecome a More Sustainable Traveler

Become a More Sustainable Traveler

by Taylor Mardis Katz

Traveling in a low-impact or zero-waste way can take some getting used to. Trash is convenient,...

ReadThe Sunrise Comes to Me

The Sunrise Comes to Me

by Taylor Mardis Katz

In the space between sleeping and waking, I witness the day unspool in the distance. The nighttime...

ReadCulture Club: siggi’s Yogurt

Culture Club: siggi’s Yogurt

by Taylor Mardis Katz

Cultured dairy products have existed for as long as humans have milked animals

ReadMake The Most of Summer

Make The Most of Summer

by Taylor Mardis Katz

There’s nothing more anticipated than summertime lounging, whether on a lakeside

ReadCharcoal’s Purpose

Charcoal’s Purpose

by Taylor Mardis Katz

It’s hard to comprehend how pivotal a role charcoal has played in the development of

ReadThe Dandiest of Weeds

The Dandiest of Weeds

by Taylor Mardis Katz

Although many of us have been taught that dandelions are weedy annoyances that mar

ReadPreserve Leftover Herbs

Preserve Leftover Herbs

by Taylor Mardis Katz

Oftentimes, a recipe calls for just one or two teaspoons of fresh herbs, such as thyme