The forty-third issue of Taproot, an independent, bimonthly, ad-free print magazine. Taproot celebrates farm, food, family and craft through writing, photography and the arts, both fine and domestic.
COVERby Meera Lee Patel
HEADessays about living a more connected lifeIntroducing Cover Artist Meera Lee Patelby Rachel McDonaldLiving with Fireby Kirsten K. ShockeySmall Resilienceby Anna Brones & Jenny Nichols
HANDSrecipes & crafts
Meditations on Gimbapby Jennifer Hon KhalafSurvival & Grace in an Old Cookbookby Veronika SmoorGarden Aspirationsby Savitha RaoPresence in Preservationby Amanda McLemoreMillefolium Shawl
by Beatrice Perron DahlenCarved Willows Hatby Brienne MoodyHolunder Bagby Sarah von ThomsenBrooms of Our Ownby Jessica Lewis Stevens & Michelle HouselConnecting to the Rhythms of the Natural Worldby Megan Devine
HEARTthe personal experience of more connected livingHaving a Mind of Winterby Todd R. NelsonHeart Treeby John ReinhartFinding My Place through Traditional Foodwaysby Monica LaflammeRooted in Seasonby Rachael WittRoots, Blossoms, Fruitby Sarah Kilch Gaffney
Beyla is a tribute to bees and all that they stand for: communication, dreaming big, healing energy, sexuality, fertility, sweetness, hard work, balance and feminine power.
Ixchel is inspired by the power of the moon and its cycle. This design is my tribute to the power of women and Nature, the phases of the moon and the phases of a woman’s life.
Free To Fly is about finding your voice, your joy, your dance, your flock. It’s about breaking out of whatever cage is holding you in, finding that cage and setting yourself free.