Every season gives the herbalist unique gifts. Autumn herbal remedies are very different than those of summer and spring. The fall season gives us deep roots and thick fruits from which to make our medicines. Hardy Herbs This isn’t the time for delicate floral medicines as much as it for digging roots deep from the […]
Use what the earth provides in the backyard and the forest with these foraging ideas that will help you stay safe and find enjoyment. Our foraging ideas will help you find wild food & medicine.
A well stocked foraging kit can truly make or break outdoor adventures. This is a simple thing to pull together and likely won’t cost anything extra – you probably already have most (if not all) of the necessary items at home. Make a foraging kit and be prepared for your next wild harvest. A Container […]
Cultivating a foraging spirit is one of the most fun and rewarding ways to live a seasonal lifestyle. Foraging from the wild is probably the oldest and most accessible way to connect with the seasons for the obvious reason that it can only be done in season. However, it can be intimidating and a foreign […]
Every season offers special and unique harvests for food and medicine. The tender bits of herbs, flowers, and buds from spring are no exception. As the winter season fades be sure to gather the following items and begin stocking your medicine cabinet with these spring herbal remedies. Made in Spring, Useful All Year The following […]
When I see a carpet of dandelions, I am immediately grateful. Grateful for the beauty, the food (for us and for the bees), and the medicine they provide our home. Their mild flavor gives the creative cook ample opportunity to experiment and play in the kitchen. This dandelion bread is a simple recipe and yet […]
Even when foraging from a pristine forest or organic backyard it is necessary to clean the collected plants. Insects can be living inside flowers, animals may have walked on leaves, and any other number of things might need to be removed from the surface. Clean foraged plants in 4 easy steps so that they can […]