Wild Food and Medicine

Why you should plant a mulberry tree (or three)

Whether you have a small suburban backyard or a large farm, we strongly recommend that you plant at least one mulberry tree.  Mulberries are best known for their sweet-tart fruit, which is one of our favorites both fresh and dried.    They are wonderful in other ways, too.  The leaves are excellent animal fodder, with […]

The Herbal Apprenticeship: An Ancient Way of Learning in the Modern World

What is an Herbal Apprenticeship? An herbal apprenticeship is an in-depth learning experience all about plants.  Apprentices live and learn alongside teachers, working with them and getting one-on-one attention and guidance.  Our ancestors shared herbal knowledge this way: they passed it from one generation to the next.  Few of us have living relatives who maintained such […]