Every year the Holistic Homestead hosts a Wildcrafting Party to meet some of our local edible and medicinal plants that grow wild and free in the Colorado Rockies at our homestead 9,200 feet above sea level. In this article you will see some of the highlights of how we teach Wildcrafting with herbalist Kate Miller […]
Since moving to the Ozark’s Kevin and Sarah have been hearing people talk about eating Poke Sallet. Yes, that is spelled correctly, even though it is pronounced like “salad”. This past weekend our pastor picked some poke weed and gave it to us at church and told us once again how we should try it. […]
Picking blueberries in Alaska and making blueberry pancakes with them is a fun way to spend the day! Includes recipe for raw pack canning blueberries with low sugar.
Every time I go out I’m reminded of the massive amount of food that goes to waste in lawns and yards across America. We see it all the time. Fruit trees with fruit rotting on the ground because no one was there to pick it. Well, I do. I am an urban forager and foraging […]
One of the first things we can forage for in the spring is asparagus–and boy is it a treat! Do you have wild asparagus near you? Do you know where to look?
Chaga is a fungi that has been used in herbal remedies for centuries. Read on to learn where to find it, when to harvest, and how to use chaga.