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The Zen of Chicken of the Woods – New Video

Here’s a video on ethical and sustainable harvest of the Latiporus mushrooms, of which there are 2 or 3 species in North America; namely laetiporus sulphureus, and laetiporus cincinnatus. Commonly known as the chicken of the woods mushroom, this is a … Continue reading

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Guanabana – An Anticancer Fruit – Seeking the Medicine @ Colombia

Before leaving Colombia we had to try Guanabana! It’s a huge investment of a fruit; a big mama from the plant family: Annonacea. This family hosts the magical exotic flavors of cherimoya (Annona cherimola), sugar apple (Annona squamosa), custard apple … Continue reading

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Upcoming Classes in Howell, NJ

Saturday, December 13th, 2 pm – Foraging Manasquan Reservior @ Howell, NJ – We will forage the park for early winter cold and flu medicinals as well as seek the last remaining mushrooms and nuts of the season.  Dress warm and bring a … Continue reading

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The Power of Palms – Seeking the Medicine @ Colombia

Hola from Colombia, It’s been a profound experience so far here. Once we arrived at our first stop (yogeshram ashram), I was excited to begin discovering which plants were around us. As with most places I’ve been, all I had … Continue reading

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Foraging Herbalist Mentorship – 2014 Slideshow

Heres a look at pics from the Foraging Herbalist Mentorship of 2014. See next years program @ http://returntonature.us/mentorship2015 [Show slideshow] 1234► Share on Facebook

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Black Nightshade (A mystic fruit)

Black nightshade (Solanum nigrum/americanum) is a little known, yet edible and delicious fruit. In some foraging guides it is seen as poisonous, but this is likely due to confusion with other Solanum species such as Solanum dulcamara. Here’s a video … Continue reading

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Pics From Foraging @ Mountainside Park, Montclair, NJ

Heres a look at some pics from the foraging class in Montclair, NJ – Oct 25, 2014 [Show slideshow] 12► Happy Foraging! Dandelion Further Suggested Reading: Foraging Articles Foraging Videos: Click Here Share on Facebook

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Upcoming Classes – Nov 21-23 @ Brooklyn, NY

Next weekend – Brooklyn Classes with The Herb Shoppe *Friday Evening Lecture – Alchemy, Tantra, and the Herbal Traditions – https://www.facebook.com/events/729891187100710/ *Saturday Afternoon – Foraging Prospect Park @ Brooklyn, NY – https://www.facebook.com/events/995362200489745/?fref=ts *Sunday – The Alchemy of Fermentation – https://www.facebook.com/events/298069320393382/?context=create&previousaction=create&source=49&sid_create=2036272725 … Continue reading

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Foraging the Autumn Olive

Heres a look at one of my favorite wild berries – Autumn Olive (Elaeagnus umbellata). Autumn olive, or elaegnus is a delicious and tart berry which, before the first winter frost is very astringent due to being full of tannic … Continue reading

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Nov 08 – Fall farm + Forage Fest – With Co-op 518 and Return to Nature!

Next Weekend! – Fall farm + Forage Fest – With Co-op 518 and Return to Nature! – A day full of local sustainable ideas and practices. Featuring Dan Farella of Return to Nature, Lauren Nagy and Alec Gioseffii of Cooperative … Continue reading

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