Early Fall in Louisiana

I can’t believe it’s been since the summer solstice that I have sat down to share with you. It’s been an incredibly busy summer full of wonderful things, and yet, with all of that goodness comes the overwhelm at feeling busy with so many tasks each day and yet not feeling a sense of growth around […]

Acorn Awareness

Disclaimer: I am not going to include references or footnotes in this article. Although I bring up some points and ideas that would perhaps be well served by doing so, this article is 100% my opinion and is not intended to be taken as the truth. I just want to share a perspective. While this […]

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 […]

Corn Salad

Valerianella radiata This native wild edible, known as corn salad or mâché is fairly common in this area, but will disappear as the days get hotter and longer. One of the key identifying features is the erect stem with opposite branching that you can see in the picture. It has tiny white flowers with five […]

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 […]