It was a cool and gloomy morning in the mid-October woods. But despite the lack of sunshine, the timber had a glorious glow. This…

The Humble Hackberry

by Micah Janzen 2

  Hackberry trees are noxious weeds.  At least that’s what I was taught growing up.  My parents would grumble and mutter about it taking over,…

Forage for Borage

by Gay Ingram 0

Borage (Borago officinalis) is commonly recognized as the herb with the cucumber-like tasting leaves. This is one of my favorite herbs because it is so…

Catch the Feverfew

by Gay Ingram 0

Since the time of Plutarch, feverfew has been used in the Western world as a medicinal herb.  One source states its name comes from the…

Bramble Blood

by Trendle Ellwood 0

There was a time in my life when from spring to September, and sometimes on into November, I was busy earning my keep harvesting wild…