Eat Local!

Unless it’s made a splash in the news, the concept of eating local hasn’t really been on too many minds over the years.  Tourism Kelowna is trying to change that […]

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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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Our History

Ashtree Wildcrafting began as a business in the summer of 2018.  What had begun with a horse, morphed into the creation of teas that anyone who tried them, loved! HORSE??? […]

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Our Goals

Ashtree Wildcrafting aims to offer 100% locally foraged and harvested ingredients from nettle and dandelion to berries and fruit grown right here in the Okanagan Valley. Ashtree Wildcrafting aims to […]

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