Allergy Season Problem Solving with Herbs

Allergy Season Problem Solving with Herbs

It’s easy to find lists of herbs for allergy season. Unfortunately, these lists generally miss the mark by focusing on a few generalized suggestions. Nettles, garlic, and turmeric are some of the most common candidates. However, there’s a much more effective way to approach allergy…

3 Uncommon Herbs for Seasonal Allergies

3 Uncommon Herbs for Seasonal Allergies

Trying to understand your options when it comes to herbs for seasonal allergies? It’s definitely that time of year again! Thankfully, there are several strong herbal allies standing by to offer support. But they probably aren’t the ones you’re thinking about. Garlic, nettles, and turmeric…

Learn to Make a Violet Oxymel with Springtime Flowers

Learn to Make a Violet Oxymel with Springtime Flowers

Sweet violets are in full swing here on the farm! So far, I have made sweet violet tea, attempted to make sweet violet syrup, and have made two types of violet blossom vinegar. The success with the projects has varied somewhat; the sweet violet tea…

Celebrate Spring with Homemade Dandelion Jelly

Celebrate Spring with Homemade Dandelion Jelly

Spring greens are in full swing here on the farmstead, and it has been an incredible year for dandelions. I’ve never seen the blossoms this large or plentiful. Dandelion jelly is one of my favorite spring traditions, so I thought I would share just how…