Oaks: Acorns, Flour, Perspective

Oaks: Acorns, Flour, Perspective

Oaks: Acorns, Flour, Perspective by Donna O’Donovan Acorns from Oaks + Making Acorn Flour + Oaks in Perspective The English words for flower and flour come from the old French word flor or flour. This means blossom or the finest thing. Such as a flower can...
Rocky Mountain Medicinal Mushrooms – Puffballs 101

Rocky Mountain Medicinal Mushrooms – Puffballs 101

Rocky Mountain Medicinal Mushrooms – Puffballs 101 by Dr. Marija Helt   Did you know that mushrooms are more closely related to animals than to plants? Or, that what we generally refer to as a “mushroom” is actually the reproductive apparatus of the fungus?...
Fall Foraging with Prickly Pear and Mesquite

Fall Foraging with Prickly Pear and Mesquite

Fall Foraging with Prickly Pear and Mesquite by Dara Saville Working with plants provides numerous opportunities to live our lives in harmony with the natural cycles unfolding around us and within us. Just as the end of winter is marked by walking the river and...
Prickly Pears ~ Autumn’s Harvest

Prickly Pears ~ Autumn’s Harvest

Prickly Pears, Autumn’s Harvest by Dara Saville Autumn is a time of changes, of honoring the seasonal cycles taking place in the wild and within ourselves. I have found the ritual of picking prickly pears to be one that invites mindful acceptance of these...