All posts by Natalie Feulner

Natalie Feulner

About Natalie Feulner

Natalie Feulner is a journalist and “semi-crunchy” cloth diapering momma to a rambunctious toddler named after a county in California. She drinks too much tea and loves to climb rocks but not at the same time.

Lyme disease is scary, prevent ticks naturally this year

BDN file photo

About two years ago while drifting off to sleep, I felt a sensation I never want to feel again. Just writing this makes me squirm. Something small was crawling up my leg. Since I wasn’t tromping through the woods, the feeling was completely out of place. It was a black-legged tick. Dangerous, though tiny. The […]

How to spot a homesick Mainer in California

Emerald Bay, Tahoe

It was 12:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. I’d been traveling for more than 12 hours, flying cross-country from Bangor to San Francisco with a very active toddler. All by myself. I’d had a terrible time trying to pick up my rental car. The aunt I’d hoped to stay with was away for the weekend, and […]

Happy to pay $1,400 in advance for carrots

csafliers

This year instead of making resolutions, my little family of three decided to adopt a word. More. This past weekend, with community supported agriculture brochures fanned out in front of us, my husband and I took our first steps toward doing more. More fresh. More local. More sustainable. Each farm works its CSA program differently. […]