Issue 54::COMMUNE Preorder


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Preorder Shipping Note: COMMUNE will begin shipping mid-December. All additional items placed in your order will be held and shipped together. If you would like the other items sooner please place two orders. Thank you!


COMMUNE will arrive in mid-December, full of cozy winter projects and stories to celebrate togetherness and the spirit of the season ahead.

The fifty-fourth 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. 

essays about living a more connected life

Producing Peace
by Rhett Arens
Pomegranates & the Art of Herbivore Attraction
by Jeanne L. D. Osnas
Together, We Can Heal
by Nikkya Hargrove

recipes & crafts

Gifts in Good Taste
by Ashley English
Teas for Intimate Gatherings
by Kami McBride
Holiday Cookies
by Kaity Farrell
Cake Tester Broom
by Amanda Lee Lazorchack
Poetry Is Not a Four-Letter Word
by John Reinhart
Baby Emperor Penguin
by Melissa & Jennifer VanSant
Circle of Friends Knitting Needle Case
by Ashley Moore
Sunday Times Hat
by Brienne Moody
The Woodland We Carry
by Catarina Seixas
A Crown Fit for a Friend
by Jessica Lewis Stevens

the personal experience of more connected living

Squirrel Away
by Mari Jyväsjärvi Stuart
Farming with the Flood
by Katie Kulla
Clara & the Garden
by Kelly Renee
Unexpected Gifts
by Melissa VanSant
Pizza Night
by Maryellen Weimer