Turmeric + Ginger Oxymel

What is an Oxymel? Well, its a very simple form of old fashioned medicine combining vinegar and honey. With the combination of infused vinegar and honey you have a vitamin, mineral and constituent rich brew. Vinegars should be infused ahead of time for maximum...

Food in Your Backyard!

Yes, that’s right there actually is food growing all around us! Some may refer to them as weeds but if only they knew how nutritious and yummy these wild foods are. This article will introduce you to a few of the most common wild foods growing in New Brunswick however...

Herb Spirals

What is an Herb Spiral? The idea behind herb spirals is fairly simple: Building a circular bed with spiraled walls creates a collection of microclimates, with varying degrees of sun exposure, drainage, and the opportunity to separate bad companions and neighbor...

Herb Podcasts

I love listening to podcasts!  I listen to them all the time while I am driving, cleaning, farming, basically anytime I can! There are so many informative podcasts sharing such great information and as a life-long learner I am so appreciative of this free resource. ...

Making Pine Needle Vinegar

Herbal vinegars create a great combination as they combine the healing properties of apple cider vinegar with the nutritional components of plants.  Herbal vinegars can be tasty medicine that nourishes and healing our health from the inside out.  Vinegar has...

Medicinal Herb Seeds

This is an exciting time of year for the medicinal herb farmer!  Yes, the ground may be frozen and covered in snow but with that brings so much possibility for the growing season to come.  This is the time to plan your gardens while reading through the seed catalogs....

Elder

Latin names: Sambucus nigra, S. racemosa formerly S. pubens (Red Elderberry), S. canadensis (Common Elderberry) Family: Adoxaceae Parts Used: Berries, Flower Identification: Elder trees grow as a small tree or shrub up to 12 feet tall.  The leaves are pinnately...

Holistic Dental Care

Since I have been doing dental care research I wanted to share some information with you. Botanical medicine does offer many effective treatments for common dental problems and is especially great, along with diet, for maintaining oral hygiene and preventing problems...

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