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Friday, October 22, 2021

Lamb’s Quarter Pesto

Known as an undesirable weed to many gardeners, lamb’s quarter has many uses that few utilize. Lamb’s quarter, also known as wild spinach, is a cousin to the popular plant quinoa. It is one...

Pineappleweed | Wild Chamomile Tea

One of the easiest forageable plants, pineappleweed, also known as wild chamomile is a wonderful and refreshing ingredient for summer. You can usually find these in fields, on paths or...

Morel Ecology

Large wildfires last summer and deep rain this spring brought a bumper crop of morel. In addition, fewer pickers are coming in from other states or countries, so there's less competition! Those of us...

Dandelion Jelly

Dandelion jelly Yields 8 half-pint size jarsIngredients: 4 cups of dandelion petals 4 cups of water 2 packages liquid pectin 7 cups of sugar 1/4 cup lemon juice Directions: In a pot, add four cups of dandelion petals, removing as much...

Beauty from Within: The 5 Best Foods for Healthy Skin

The wise say beauty comes from within, and how right they are! And while we all want good stout hearts, brave souls and charming personalities, I don’t know many people who’d mind packaging all...

What’s On Your List: A Modern Gift Giving Guide

When I was charged with doing a write up about gift giving for the holiday season I had originally planned to scope out some cool gifts that could be given to family and friends....

Foraging Morel Mushrooms: Tips On How To Find, ​Identify And Prepare

Arguably the most delicious of all wild mushrooms found in Alaska is the black morel. It is the silver lining to the Wildfire season. Morels are known to fruit in abundance the spring after...

Revitalize Your Space With Plants

Plants lift the energy and breathe life into a space metaphorically and scientifically. They are also esthetically pleasing and easily spruce up your décor, add color, vibrancy, and texture to your home or office....

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