September 30, 2019
Mediterranean Herbs

Mediterranean Herbs

“Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme,” goes the Simon and Garfunkel song, Scarborough Fair.  For some of us, this was our first introduction to culinary herbs. These […]
August 30, 2019
Summer fire element cayenne peppers

Summer Season: Time to Stoke the Fire Element

As we relish in the last remaining weeks of summer, let’s take our minds off the tan lines and beach bodies for moment, and think about […]
July 25, 2019
Chickweed and Purslane edible weeds

Purslane and Chickweed: Eat your weeds

It’s mid July, summer growing season is in full flourish, and if you’re like most gardeners, you’ve got weeds to pull. Previously, we’ve talked about the […]
June 20, 2019
Saint Johns Wort herbal medicine

St. John’s Wort: Summer Solstice Medicine

This week the earth reaches its point of full tilt. It’s a special day when the orbital axis hits the maximum angle. In fact, it’s the […]
May 30, 2019
Elder flowers in full bloom

Respect Your Elder Flowers

With spring in full swing, it’s the perfect time go out and harvest your elder flowers. Also called elderberry, for the small clusters of fruit it […]
April 16, 2019
Dandelion salad for herbal medicine

Dandelion salad and tea for herbal healing and nutrition

If you’ve ever plucked a dandelion flower and blown on it to make a wish, then you know how much fun this prolific weed can be. […]