Amber Shehan is the head pixie in charge at Visit to learn about herbalism, foraging, brewing, and more!

Hello! I'm Amber.

Welcome to the Pixie's Pocket!

Here, you'll find articles about foraging foods and brewing meads, recipes for fermented foods and delicious things made with too much butter, and the occasional account of my gardening mishaps.

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Lemon Cucumber Brined Pickles Recipe
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Have you ever grown or used lemon cucumbers? These lovely yellow globes are new to me! (Get heirloom seeds from Richter’s Herbs) Upon paying her a visit, I was recently gifted a bag full of lemon... Read More

Flocking Thoughts: A Poem
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I fancy myself a poet, although I only manage to string words together a few times a year, if I’m lucky. While sussing through a morass of thoughts and ideas and plans in my mind... Read More


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