Category Archives: Wild Crafted
Chaga Mushroom Chaga is a fungus that grows mainly on birch trees in cold climate regions. Although this is not the most appealing mushroom you will see, it is packed with numerous health-benefiting components such as vitamins and minerals. In … Continue reading
Yeast Recipe – making your own Yesterday I went to the grocery store only to find out due to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) the shelves in the super market where not only sold our of toilet paper and flour among other things, … Continue reading
Chaga from the Birch Trees Chaga Tea is a great way to get all the wonderful nutrients from the Birch Tree Tao Chaga Wild Harvest Canadian Chaga Mushroom (Inonotus obliquus) Chunk – 1 lb (454 g) Read about all the … Continue reading
Dandelion Wine Last May the Dandelions were out and with so man we figured we would try our hand at making Dandelion Wine. This was a first, but I had come across an old recipe in my Grandmothers book, so … Continue reading
Tapped Birch Water We have a nice grove of Birch Trees not far from the property so this spring we decided to try our hand at tapping the birch trees to drink the water and make Birch Syrup.
Oregon Grape Found on the west coast of North America here is a picture of Oregon Grape in bloom. Soon these flowers will turn into clusters of purple berries with a that bring to mind a cluster of grapes…hence … Continue reading
Discovering wild crafting I am discovering all the wonderful medicinal plants and herbs that are growing near our Off Grid property. I have always been interested in growing and using my own herbs and picking whatever we can that grows … Continue reading
Walking around the property yesterday, I discovered we have patches of Oregon Grape Plants (Mahonia aquifolium) growing. It is also known as “Holly Grape” and is related to the Barberry Family.