by Elise Krohn, Traditional Plants Educator As these cool autumn days take hold in the garden, we watch the plants busily going to seed. Some are hitchhikers that cling to clothes. Others fly in the breeze, and some take the form of little fruits that birds eat and deposit elsewhere. The closer you look, theRead More
Our Traditional Plants and Foods Programs promote self-sufficiency and wellness for indigenous people through culturally grounded,
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-From Elise Krohn, NWIC native foods educator and herbalist Summer is wild berry season. As we walk through the woods, our fingers and mouths become stained with deep reds and purples – juicy thimbleberries, wild blackberries, red huckleberries, blackcap raspberries, wild strawberries… they are all ripe and ready for picking. Wild berries are some ofRead More