I’m Pregnant, Is Your Tea Safe?

The Fall and Christmas 2019 Craft Fair season is behind us, and what a season it was! We sold 55 teas, some selling in groups as people bought more than […]

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Tea: Orchard Rose

Description: One sip will transport you to the middle of your favourite orchard among the roses and sage of the Okanagan. Why the Name: Gathered from local orchards, wildlands, and […]

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Tea: Morning Frost

Description: Fall in the Okanagan features warm days and frosty nights.  This tea perfectly captures warm skies and frosty bite. Why the Name: Harvested while the frost was still on […]

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Catnip: What it Is, How We Use It

It grows wild all over the Okanagan. It is known to make cats go crazy. It can be smoked like cannabis but is not related even remotely, nor has any […]

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Lichen: What it is, How we use it

Lichen is one of those plants classified in the edible/survival food category! But not all lichens are edible. If they are greenish-yellow, yellow, orange, or hairy, there is a strong […]

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Alfalfa: What It Is, How We Use It

Cows eat it. Horses eat it. Humans eat it as a sprout. Of course if you’re pregnant, at risk for Lupus, or on blood thinning medication, you may want to […]

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Yarrow: What It Is, How We Use It

You can find it in the grocery store and on the shelves of your local healthfood store too. But did you know you can probably find it in your backyard […]

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Pine Needles: What They Are, How We Use Them

Pine needles, and conifers in general, have a very mixed review of their safety versus toxicity online. When we first began foraging, we brought with us various misconceptions about what […]

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Nettle: What it is, How We Use It

Nettle, otherwise known as “Stinging Nettle”, grows all over the Okanagan Valley! This wide-ranging plant, best known for how it makes your skin feel if you accidentally brush past it, […]

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Chokecherry: What it is, How we use it

The very name of this berry is enough to make anyone stand back three feet and go, “you’re not eating THAT are you???” Yet anyone who has tried the fruit […]

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