Distilling Hydrosols & Essential Oils

On Saturday I was fortunate enough to attend a class on Distilling Hydrosols & Essential Oils in Atlanta at Kaleidoscope studios. It was simply amazing to see first hand how essential oils are made! I always thought the hydrosol  were the byproduct of distilling essential oils but a true hydrosol is made with that purpose … Continue Reading

Make Your Own Antioxidant Herb Sprinkles!

Do you buy spices at the store or do you make your own blends? How would you like to make your own Antioxidant Herb Sprinkles to add to your spice collection? Seriously this is easy, peasy and you can subsitute ingredients to make it more to your likin’. The original recipe came from Rosemary Gladstar’s … Continue Reading

Herbs in Chocolate

Chocolate, Cocoa, Cacao….however you say it, it is delicious! On Saturday I taught a class here on Herbal Chocolates. You heard me right HERBS and CHOCOLATE together. 🙂 First of all if you did not already know, Chocolate or Cacao(Theobroma cacao) is medicinal all in it’s self. It elevates mood, stimulates(only half the caffeine of … Continue Reading

Herbs For Healthy Hair

Sometimes I just come across something really wonderful and think, “I have to share that on the blog!!!” Well I was scanning through my emails and came across a newsletter from Herbal Academy of New England. They have boocoos of herbal info on there! It brought to this post  – Herbs For Healthy Hair which … Continue Reading

Herbal Medicine Making & Day 16 of THM

Yesterday was a beautiful spring like day for our Medicine Making 101 Class! I met some new folks that drove all the way from Atlanta to our farm and in total we had 11 attendees, including a young “budding” herbalist – 9 year old Jonathan. Our students learned how to make an infused oil, what … Continue Reading

Herbal Medicine Making & Day 16 of THM

Yesterday was a beautiful spring like day for our Medicine Making 101 Class! I met some new folks that drove all the way from Atlanta to our farm and in total we had 11 attendees, including a young “budding” herbalist – 9 year old Jonathan. Our students learned how to make an infused oil, what … Continue Reading

Herbal Infused Chocolates

To follow up on last weeks posts regarding the Medicinal Foods” Class that I took in Asheville, here is the recipe! I plan on using this for quite a few treats. 🙂 Yes we took a picture of the recipe because we were so tired of taking notes!!! Naomi did not give us exact measurements … Continue Reading

Backyard Medicinal Class

Learning about herbal remedies this past year has been very enlightening! Who knew there were so many medicinal plants right in our backyard and in our gardens. I thought about having a class/ workshop here at the farm for folks that want to learn about medicinal plants, their uses and make some herbal remedies to … Continue Reading