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Purslane – Let your weeds grow and your soul glow.

August 11, 2011


I love eating weeds. It is free, super healthy and effortless to grow them.  Buying them from a fancy schmancy specialty market is usually very pricey. Early this year, I pulled out an evergreen shrub that was lining my driveway, leaving behind a brown dirt strip of decomposing mulch. I’m sure the neighbors were expecting […]

Howling Wolf Farm Work Crew – May 21st, 2011

May 31, 2011


A couple of Saturday’s ago I joined the work crew at Howling Wolf Farm. I imagined I’d spend the day doing back-breaking labor, bent over the fields, the sun cruelly beating the sweat out of me while I planted seedlings in freshly plowed earth. This image was quickly shattered. Having rained steadily the entire week, […]

Horray for Horizon Herbs Heirloom, Open-pollinated, Non-GMO seeds!

May 8, 2011


I’m so excited! I finally received my order of Horizon Herb seeds and potted Elderberry trees.. and can’t wait to begin making my own medicine and growing beautiful and delicious food. Open-pollinated, non-GMO, heirloom seeds are bee friendly, self-perpetuating (read food security) and good for the earth. According to the Horizon Herb catalog “Elderberries are […]