for·age (verb) // a search or the process of searching for something, especially a search for food and supplies or a search among a varied collection of things
fod·der (noun) // material for stimulating response; people, ideas, or images that are useful in stimulating a creative or critical response
forage + fodder began in 2013 as a hope to better myself through food. that sounds like a justification for eating my feelings, but at the heart of it, it’s a call to live more intentionally and to find a little bit of joy and purpose (if not a lot) in every day. for me, food is and has always been an avenue to well-being. forage + fodder is nothing if not an honest portrayal of a lady trying to do better by herself and others. and hopefully you’ll come away with a recipe or two along the way.
we are texans born and raised and currently living in austin. he can most often be found in our bungalow workshop out back listening to old country or on a long cycling adventure. she usually has either a camera or a cocktail in her hand, sometimes both. we both believe in intentional living and genuine community. in our home, mealtime offers moments of adventure, comfort, and whimsy; but more importantly, it brings the opportunity to connect with others. our family is completed by our firecracker of a daughter, ruby jean, and a sweet little pound pup named sadie mae. welcome to our little life.