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The Miracle Mushroom: Discovering Chaga in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains

I took a road trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia in late spring to visit my friend who moved from Brooklyn to downtown Charlottesville, and while I was there we spent time  on Estouteville Farm, a sprawling 290 acre property with a house perched on it. The house was designed by the same architect that build Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello estate, and had a pack of dogs always roaming, a pool that captures the mood of the mountains... Read More