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Recipes for a Holiday Feast: for Vegans and Meat Eaters

When cooking a Thanksgiving feast there are usually some pretty amazing smells lofting through the air. This is usually a good thing unless you are hungry. So we have put together some ideas for a pre Holiday dinner to keep family and friends from hovering in the kitchen as well as some of our favorite main dishes and drinks that are festive and won't disappoint. ...
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Preserving Herbs

In this article you will learn when to harvest and how to hang dry, oven dry, dehydrate and freeze your culinary and medicinal plants. ...

Late Season Gardening

Many people get a great start planting seeds in the spring but tend to loose momentum throughout the summer and into fall. There are many opportunities to plant seeds later than you might think. We ...

How to Take an Herbal Tincture

What is a tincture and how do I use it? A question asked frequently by many of our customers. In this blog we will provide you with simple instructions and tips and tricks for taking tinctures. ...

6 Herbal Beverages to Reduce Stress

These days most of us aren't fighting or running from wild animals yet we still get increased blood pressure, rapid breathing, slowing in digestion, reduction of immune responses (and more) when we ar ...