Learn to Make Herbal Remedies with Pineywoods Permaculture

I’m really pleased to have been asked to participate in this awesome event at Caddo Mounds State Historical Park in Alto,Texas. If you are local to NWLA or ETX, come out! Registration required. Advertisements

Crossvine: Native Medicinal for Rejuvenation

I want to talk about one of my favorite wild plants, Crossvine. Crossvine (Bignonia capreolata)┬áis a perennial native vine that is common in forests of the Southeast. Crossvine is also sometimes grown as a garden ornamental because it has incredibly gorgeous trumpet shaped orange and yellow showy flowers that hummingbirds love. It flowers in early […]

Lemon Basil and Bee-Balm Chimichurri Recipe

Have you ever had a chimichurri? It’s an Argentinean sauce that is traditionally made with parsley and oregano, and is generally lighter than a pesto in texture. It gives a fresh and tangy flavor to heavy traditional barbecued meats. I didn’t have any fresh parsley, but I had a ton of lemon basil. As chimichurri […]

August recap and Edible Plant Workshop

Hey, friends! Thanks for taking the time to read the Red Earth Wildcrafted blog today. We aren’t very consistent about writing, and that absolutely kills readership and growth. I am sure that many other craftspeople find that to be a huge issue as well- handling the admin, especially the online aspect of running and growing […]

Mushroom Missive- The Radical Mycology of Medicinal Mushrooms

It has been described that due to cultural processes, people are either Mycophiles or mycophobes. Do you know which one you are? Does the simple word ‘mushroom’ transport you to a realm of magic, where the fae folk frolic amongst quintessential red and white capped Amanita muscaria toadstools? Do you start salivating at the thought […]

Herbal Vinegars

Did you know that herbal vinegars are easy and effective medicine? In some cases, making a vinegar based extraction of herbs is preferable to an alcohol based tincture, glycerite or water based infusion. Vinegar does an excellent job extracting minerals from herbs. Herbs such as nettle, non aromatic mints such as henbit and dead nettle, […]