Nature’s Garden By Samuel Thayer

This post was originally published on this siteNature’s Garden: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible Wild Plants By Samuel Thayer Forager’s Harvest With spring just around the corner (at least as I write this review!), my thoughts always turn back to fresh, local foods: what we grow on our farm, what will come […]

Using Nutritious Alfalfa for Food and Farm

This post was originally published on this site Can you name the 4th most widely grown crop in the United States? It isn’t cotton or wheat. Neither is it oats nor rice. Surprise! It is alfalfa. What is Alfalfa? Alfalfa is a semi-perennial plant in the legume family. It has many names, the two most […]

Does Borax Make the Cut for a Green Home?

This post was originally published on this siteWhen I was a kid, I was always intrigued by the boxes and bottles under grandma’s kitchen sink. One of those boxes that was prominently emblazoned with a Mr. Yuck sticker was “20 Mule Team Borax.” What a strange name, I thought as a kid (and still kind […]

How to Find + Use Chicken Feet for the Best Broth Ever

This post was originally published on this siteEating “nose to tail” is becoming all the rage these days. This is in contrast to what modern people are told to fear or throw away – skin, fat, bones and organ meats. But when you decide to go down a traditional foods path, how do chicken feet […]

Amazing Azomite. What it is and How to Use for Home and Garden

This post was originally published on this siteAzomite is one of those beneficial substances that is useful for many things around the home. It belongs in the same category as apple cider vinegar, diatomaceous earth and baking soda. For this reason, it’s best to have some on hand especially during springtime! What is Azomite? While […]

Glycerin. When it’s Safe and When it’s Toxic

This post was originally published on this site Glycerin is one of the most common ingredients in the world. Industry loves this sticky, thick liquid because it is colorless, odorless and above all …. SWEET. Hence its wide and varied use in processed foods, personal care products, and medicines. In fact, there is almost no […]