Category Archives: Blog

Home is where the Heart is

This Weekend – Classes in Princeton, NJ

Hey Foraging Friends! Foraging the East Coast Continues with another weekend of Princeton Classes. This weekends upcoming classes includes Foraging for Wild Plants and Mushrooms – Princeton NJ this Saturday, and The Yoga of Plants: Ayurveda, Alchemy, and Herbalism – Princeton, NJ … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Share
Posted in Blog, Wild Food and Medicine Articles | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Pokeweed Preparation in 21 Minutes! – New Video

Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) is a controversial but medicinal and sometimes edible plant, depending on how correctly it is prepared. This plant can be VERY poisonous and shows up often where people don’t want it to grow, BUT, it has every … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Share
Posted in Blog, Wild Food and Medicine Articles | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

“The Yoga of Plants” – Live Class at The Inner Warrior

Here’s a look from the “Yoga of Plants” workshop at The Inner Warrior in Loiusville, KY, where I gave a talk on determining constitutions of wild herbs by taste based on Ayurvedic constitutional principles and webcasted it live on the … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Share
Posted in Blog, Interviews & Write Ups, Wild Food and Medicine Articles | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wisdom of Wineberries – Foraging for Local “Invasives”

Today we went exploring one of my favorite patches of wineberries. Said to be an invasive plant, I encourage everyone to cross compare that with the idea of shipping the equivalent berry from across the US or even worse, foreign … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Share
Posted in Blog, Wild Food and Medicine Articles | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Foragers Broadcast – Episode 11 – Foraging Agaricus Mushrooms 

Heres a quick video shot during my Foraging Herbalist Mentorship, where I took students on a mushroom forage. https://youtu.be/66Vn8gr3HHo In this video, I share a look at some key identification points in identifying edible vs inedible mushrooms of the agaricus … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Share
Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Summertime Herbal Goods Package

Summer Blessings, Plants Friends! In celebration of the season, we’re offering a limited edition “Summertime Herbal Goods” package:  Each package will be carefully and lovingly handmade to order with prayer and the healing power of plant magic!    Price: $57.00 … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Share
Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Fermentation + Kombucha Workshop – Part 13 – Sprouting, Sustainability, and the Language of the Body

Hey all! Heres the 13th video in a series teaching the class entitled “Fermentation and Kombucha: Culture Your Health” at NOFA NJ Winter Gathering in January 2015.  Fermentation + Kombucha Workshop – Part 13 – Sprouting, Sustainability, and the Language … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Share
Posted in Blog, Herbal Goods | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Foraging Herbalist Mentorship 2016

Registration Closes on May 14th – Beginning this May of 2016, I’ll be taking another group of students for a year-long training intensive program. This mentorship will be a deep culmination of the last 2 years trainings and represents a … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Share
Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Foraging the Prickly Pear Cactus

Prickly Pear cactus (Opuntia humifusa) is surprisingly an incredible edible food.

You may even have it growing on your property, but may have not realized all of its virtues as a food and medicine. In this article I’ll be discussing some of the aspects of this special cactus, which is the only native cactus of the northeastern United States. Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Share
Posted in Blog, Wild Food and Medicine Articles | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Foraging for Horsetail – An Ancient Ally

Once properly identified and harvested from a wholesome area, then dried, and powdered in a coffee grinder, one can consume ½-1 tsp of horsetail powder as a daily tonic by adding a little hot water daily of to strengthen bones, nails, and hair. It has a cumulative effects and differences will be seen over a few weeks to a month. Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Share
Posted in Blog, Wild Food and Medicine Articles | Tagged , | Leave a comment