How to Add Mushrooms to Your Diet, EVERYDAY!

You want to hear a secret? There was a time, not very long ago, where I absolutely HATED mushrooms. Yep, it was true. Then something amazing happened! I wanted to learn how to grow mushrooms for my husband, he loves mushrooms. So I had a friend teach a shiitake mushroom class here and she brought … Continue Reading

Puffballs are Edible, What?!

I get this question a lot. Puffballs, the round blobs on the front lawn, you know the ones…. that when left become dark, brittle and then “poof” into blackish smoke-like dust. Yes, those blobs are edible mushrooms. BUT and I do mean a BIG but, you must cut open each and everyone to be absolutely … Continue Reading

Intern Adventures!

This is my 3rd year of having interns help me out with planting, harvesting, product making, foraging and more. Early Spring garden planted… We also go on fun adventures! You never know what we will be doing…it all depends on what is growing and who calls me to come harvest an abundance of something. This … Continue Reading

Breakfast of Champions

What is YOUR Breakfast of Champions? Cheerios, Wheaties, donuts or a good well balanced meal? Hopefully you answered the last option. 🙂 My favorite is eggs and kale or a variation of that with whatever I have in the fridge or the pantry. ANYTHING can be put into an egg dish to make a nutritious, … Continue Reading

American Herbalist Guild Symposium Recap

I just got back from an amazing weekend in Callaway Gardens at the American Herbalist Guild Symposium. My brain is stuffed to capacity with sooo much additional knowledge that I still have to process all that I have learned. 🙂 Some of you may have not heard about the American Herbalist Guild – The American Herbalists … Continue Reading

Where To Forage & Wildcraft

This topic comes up quite a bit among people. Where do you forage? Where can you pick plants for medicine? How do you know it is safe? I hear all kinds of weird sayings, like “oh it is ok to pick by that road, just go 8 feet off the shoulder”, or 15 feet or … Continue Reading

Where To Forage & Wildcraft

This topic comes up quite a bit among people. Where do you forage? Where can you pick plants for medicine? How do you know it is safe? I hear all kinds of weird sayings, like “oh it is ok to pick by that road, just go 8 feet off the shoulder”, or 15 feet or … Continue Reading

What’s Growing in the Woods

It is so amazing to me that I have lived here for 24 years and there is always something new that pops up in the fields or in the woods or down by the creek. OK so the first 19 years I didn’t really care what was growing as long as there was grass for … Continue Reading

What's Growing in the Woods

It is so amazing to me that I have lived here for 24 years and there is always something new that pops up in the fields or in the woods or down by the creek. OK so the first 19 years I didn’t really care what was growing as long as there was grass for … Continue Reading