Category Archives: Plant Medicine

Working Together and Learning Sustainable Living Skills

The Green Life Farm belongs to the wwoof network.  Wwoof is an acronym for “world wide opportunities on organic farms”.  It  is a worldwide network of volunteers and farm hosts in more than 30 countries.  The web site for the … Continue reading

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How to Identify Edible and Medicinal Plants

It is always a challenge to initially identify which plants can be eaten or used medicinally.  It is especially hard when they are seedlings and you are wondering whether you should pull or not pull from your seed bed.  I  … Continue reading

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Elder Leaf Skin Cream Works Its Plant Medicine Magic

This week I had a profound experience about the power of plant medicine.  This story starts in the summer when here at the Green Life Farm I harvested the leaves of the elderberry bush in order to make an infused … Continue reading

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Plant Medicine or Talking with Plants

One of the ways I become at home in a place is to be able to walk through the landscape and be able to identify the plants, insects and animals that I share the environment with.  Merely knowing their names … Continue reading

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