TAG : foraging

Using Magnolias for Health

 Photo by Adobe Stock/mariaromI passed a magnolia tree almost daily when I was in college, just outside the building where many of my classes at Ohio Wesleyan University were held. My favorite time of year was when its large, cream-colored flowers filled the air with their lemon-rose scent ...

Living Off the Land

Photo by Getty Images/Madeleine_SteinbachThis reflection comes from the introduction to the new book by Sarah Owens – Heirloom: Time-Honored Techniques, Nourishing Traditions, and Modern Recipes.I grew up in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, barefoot and running free through valleys ...

Winter Garden Foraging

For gardeners lucky enough to live in seasonal growing climates, Winter fields offer respite from intense cultivating and singular beauty that echoes growers’ time of reflection and renewal.  In my neck of the Western North Carolina woods, January is not typically a productive gardening ...

Mother Earth Gardener

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