Slippery Elm Lozenges

Slippery Elm Lozenge

Slippery Elm bark and root-bark make a throat-soothing compound that is also wonderful for an agitated tummy or colon. First Nations people used the inner bark to make a nutritious gruel for babies. In late pregnancy, I used the root bark to help ...

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Foraged

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MID-SUMMER FORAGING EVENTS 2017

Urban Edibles – June 9 and June 23 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Plant Pop-Up Shop 155 James St. S. Hamilton ON It’s so very rewarding to know how many edible and medicinal plant-friends are surrounding us every day, even in places where you wouldn’t expect them; with this awareness we can find beauty in every moment. And…

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iawt-walnuts

Backyard Finds

How to Harvest Black Walnuts for Nutmeat Collect your black walnuts from trees that are away from polluted areas, between late August and early October, depending on when they ripen in your local. You know they are ripe because that’s when they begin to fall off the branches. All you need to do is pick…

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News

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MID-SUMMER FORAGING EVENTS 2017

Urban Edibles – June 9 and June 23 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Plant Pop-Up Shop 155 James St. S. Hamilton ON It’s so very rewarding to know how many edible and medicinal plant-friends are surrounding us every day, even in places where you wouldn’t expect them; with this awareness we can find beauty in every moment. And…

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