Category Archives: Wild Edibles and Medicine

Dandelion

  “I am not a lover of lawns. Rather would I see daisies in their thousands, ground ivy, hawkweed, and even the hated plantain with tall stems, and dandelions with splendid flowers and fairy down, than the too – well-tended lawn.” William Henry Hudson.   Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)     Dandelion is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae, and is one of the first plants to appear in the spring. The Latin name Taraxacum originates in medieval Persian writings on pharmacy. Plants with […]

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Why is plant-based living one of the most sustainable things you can do?

  Why is plant-based living one of the most sustainable things you can do? by: Nathan Crane   Plant-based sustainable living seems to have the answers to many of the life-threatening challenges we face as individuals.  After growing up on a Midwestern diet of meat and potatoes, school-food not fit for a prison, and fast-food so greasy and artery-clogging it would kill a horse,  I became ill, sluggish, addicted to sugar and grease and sick with viruses so constant that I was basically a walking pharmacy by […]

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