Posts tagged as: seasonal

How To Make Ultra-Nourishing Iced “Meadow Tea” (Our Favorite Refreshing & Nutrient-Rich Summer Drink)

May 3rd, 2016 - posted under: The Food » Recipes

“Ooh mama, can we make Meadow Tea pleeeeease??” Waits squeals at me as we pass our favorite herb stand at the Saturday Farmer’s Market. It’s spring time in California and the plants are just about bursting from his table. I scan the contents looking for the one key . . . and yes! I spy [...]

Five Of My Favorite Products For Fighting Cold And Flu Season

December 17th, 2015 - posted under: Uncategorized

[This article was originally published on 4 November, 2014] It’s official. Cold and flu season is HERE. It’s only just early November and I’ve already been through one cycle of sniffles and sore throats, and it feels like another one might be looming (ahh, life with a preschooler). And all around me it seems like [...]

My Garden In Winter

January 13th, 2015 - posted under: The Farm » Flora

Well hello there! Hello from southern California, where “winter” is more of an abstract concept than an actual reality. Oh I kid, I kid. Even here in SoCal we get to experience four distinct seasons. But our variation is much less variable, I guess you could say, and there’s never a time when the garden [...]

Wildcrafting In Winter (Featuring White Beans with Wild Weeds)

December 9th, 2014 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

“Wildcrafting” describes the practice of harvesting plants from their natural environment, for use in food and medicine. It’s something I’ve always loved, and it’s something I look forward to learning more about. This past weekend we went wildcrafting with a small group of friends, in a nearby woodland. And despite the drought, and despite the [...]

5 Of My Favorite Natural Products For Fighting Cold & Flu Season

November 4th, 2014 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

It’s official. Cold and flu season is HERE. It’s only just early November and I’ve already been through one cycle of sniffles and sore throats, and it feels like another one might be looming (ahh, life with a preschooler). And all around me it seems like people are dropping like flies from some terrible tummy [...]