CULTIVATING MEDICINAL HERBS, WITH A FOCUS ON AT-RISK WOODLAND MEDICINALS

Growing our own medicine creates an intimate connection with healing plants as we watch them emerge from the ground, and grow leaves, flowers, and fruits. I tend to be more curious about the plants around me, as I see, smell and feel them throughout the seasons. My curiosity inspires research, experimentation, medicine making, and therapeutic … Continue reading CULTIVATING MEDICINAL HERBS, WITH A FOCUS ON AT-RISK WOODLAND MEDICINALS

SPICED HAWTHORN PEAR PERSIMMON BRANDY

Bent over the moist earth, we gathered up the crimson and golden fruit into our hungry bags, chatting about life as old friends will, with meandering topics and understood nuances. Picking through the fallen leaves and occasional thorn, our bags grew plump with the fallen medicinal jewels. A curious passerby interrupted our chatter, inquiring about … Continue reading SPICED HAWTHORN PEAR PERSIMMON BRANDY