Rugosa Rose

Rugosa Rose

This excerpt from Joybilee Farms, gives a nice overview of some of the beautiful properties of the Rugosa Rose, “The Rugosa rose is one of the best roses for producing rose hips for herbal medicine… The hips are abundant and rich in vitamin C,...
Elder Flowers Are Coming!

Elder Flowers Are Coming!

Elder Flower TinctureBy Handmade Apothecary Tinctures are a way to extract and preserve the medicinal qualities of herbs. These will last 1-2 years and can be kept in a cool dark place.Fill a jar ¾ full with either flowers or berries, fill the jar to the top with...
Reopening

Reopening

I can’t believe that two months went by without seeing a single one of you. When this all started, we were still in the last grip of winter and now I have poppies blooming in my yard! I’m thankful to have been able to stay connected with people virtually....
Nettles Recipes

Nettles Recipes

There are so many delicious ways to eat nettles! I received the below recipe for quiche through a friend of mine. And, for myself, I like to treat nettles very similar to spinach. They are great steams for a few minutes, or sautéd with onion and garlic. I also use...
Healing

Healing

This a poem from a friend of mine that I just love. Healing has nothing to do with Time or Life or Death. Only that a soul remembers it is Spirit and not the flesh. For even 1000 years – if you think of eternity – is only the blink of an eye or the buzz of a...