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Wine Cap Mushroom Cultivation: Wood Chips, Garden Beds, Recipes, and More

Wine cap mushroom

How many times have you seen your neighbors getting tree work done or had tree work done yourself? The landscape company often comes with the big wood chipper and truck and then, after cutting up the wood, hauls that beautiful …

A lovely stand of staghorn sumac in bloom!

A Druid’s Guide to Connecting with Nature, Part II: Nature Wisdom

As any mushroom hunter knows, mushrooms are tricksy little buggers.  What one looks like in one setting may not necessarily be what one looks like in another, depending on soil conditions, moisture, sun, size of the mushroom, insect damage, and/or …

Resources to Learn the Inner and Outer Worlds of Herbalism: Plants, Books, Courses, Lore, and More

I have been doing an ongoing series of posts about herbalism: herbalism as a druidic practice, my path into herbalism, and medicine making during sacred times of the year. Given the fact that its early spring, and the herbs are …

Introduction to Wildcrafting and Foraging, Part II: Places to Gather, Ethical Harvesting, Avoiding Pollution, and Foraging as Spiritual Practice

This is my second in a two-part series on how to wildcraft and forage successfully. The first post dealt with supplies for foraging, resources and how to learn the skills, and understanding timing. This post will talk about places to …

Introduction to Wildcrafting and Foraging, Part I: Equipment, Resources, What to Learn, and Timing

I’ve been spending a lot of time talking about various wild foods and other kinds of wildcrafting and foraging on this blog, and I wanted to talk today about the principles of wildcrafting and ethical foraging more broadly. This post …