Category Archives: edible wild plants

Morel Whisperer

“Beyond words. Just astounding..” ..I heard myself say while taking in the view of blooming forestView full post »

Ordinary Ecstasy

As with any family, sometimes the days in our house are so long and heavy, I think I will crush with the weight ofView full post »

wild horses

This summer, in Beaufort, North Carolina we loaded into a motorboat headed to an island home only to unbrokenView full post »

Wood nettles, fox dreams

wood nettles, fox dreams. Slowing down enough to actually see anything is the hard part. Not to mention hear, feel,View full post »

All the wrong answers

picking the weeds This morning my daughters sat on the couch looking intently into the pages of a 1st grade workbook.View full post »

Wild Plant Walks, Columbia SC

Wild Plant Walks, Columbia SC Many of you have been curious as to when we would announce the wild plant walk scheduleView full post »

Make pine needle tea

How to make Pine Needle Tea: It’s not often that we recognize the perfection of a moment as it unfolds. Yet, asView full post »

Sassafras tea

Sassafras tea Fall conjures in me a taste for sassafras tea. You can harvest sassafras roots anytime, but somehow thatView full post »

Pawpaws, Chanterelles and enchantment

Pawpaws are ready. pawpaw flower in spring Out there on wet forest banks along creeping black creeks and muddy riversView full post »

omens of transformation

the magic wing Last weekend, I apprehended Lori and Jason’s car at the bottom of the drive and asked them whatView full post »

without a name

Our little Morgan has slept so restlessly all his life. We don’t know why. We’ve been fuzzy, sleep-deprived impressionsView full post »

deep nourishment in wilderness: rewilding

Deep nourishment in wilderness: rewilding On my trip back from town after writing my last blog post, Phoenix greets me,View full post »

Saluda, NC: Heaven on earth

Saluda, NC: Heaven on earth We awoke this morning to the soft cooing of bird song and the cool light of morning peekingView full post »

a remembered friend: lambsquarters.

Lambsquarters: I’ve travelled around a wide circle when it comes to this bold and delicious wild weed. FrostyView full post »