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A Sustainable Mind Podcast

I had the great pleasure earlier this month to be interviewed by Marjorie Alexander for the incredible A Sustainable Mind podcast. Marjorie highlights people who are doing some truly inspiring work around issues of ecology, food waste, reusable energy, sustainable living and a myriad of other matters that all relate very closely to the issues that are close to my heart.  148 more words

Wild Food

Fermenting with wild things....

I have been making my own version of Kim Chee, as well as yogurt, for the last few years. Yogurt is quick and easy and I make it every other week, whereas kim chee takes a bit of time and effort. 564 more words


Why wild food?

My first gardening experience came when I was a teenager. Back then “gardening” for me was an after school job at a small, family-owned garden center, lugging around a heavy, interminable garden hose to water, each in their turn: the herbs, the perennials, the shrubs, and the flats of annuals. 523 more words

Garden & Permaculture

Field Search, Sulphur Springs - What's growing in January?

Sulphur Springs – Corvallis, Oregon.
Hardiness Zone 8a
Elevation: 510ft
Date of photos: January 21, 2018

Today’s field search takes me to Sulphur springs just north of Corvallis, Oregon. 1,370 more words

Wild Edible's

Canada geese don't mind the river's freezer...

These Canada geese are busy consuming something. It’s just before sunset on the Potomac River. Are they drinking or eating?  Please let me know!


Homemade Herbal Teas

I felt like getting organized today and bought these cute jars to put my homemade teas in.

I have Chaga, St. Johnswort, Dandelion, Mint, Rose Hips and Sweet Fern.  114 more words

Wacky weather, wild mushrooms!

Greetings, frosty friends!

We hope you’ve been safe and warm throughout the frigid days of late Dec and early 2018!

<<Fresh Wild Mushroom Alert!>>
Have you seen these beauties blossoming from the old hardwoods in your yard, woodlot, or neighbourhood? 211 more words