Natalie Schlabs hails from one of the windiest places in North America, a land where the perpetual bluster gives a sense of impermanence to all things.
“There’s a toughness that’s innate to the Texas Panhandle,” she explains. “It’s normal to work your butt off and not ask for help from anyone. There’s a steadiness that I’m comforted by. Four generations of men on my dad’s side have farmed in Hereford, Texas. You have to be real tough and real patient to do that in the kind of climate we have.”
A collection of stories and recipes curated personally by Natalie.