Spring is officially here and the nettles are in their full glory. When they are small and tender, they make delicious cooked greens. As they mature, they can be dried and used for tea. Here are some of our favorite tips for harvesting, preparing and preserving this amazing food and medicine: Description: Stinging nettle (scientificRead More
Our Traditional Plants and Foods Programs promote self-sufficiency and wellness for indigenous people through culturally grounded,
multi-generational, and holistic classes related to native foods and medicines.
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Hello friends, Please spread the word for our Plant Stories to Light the Way event on March 8th at the Seattle Asian Art Museum. It features some of our favorite story tellers! The event is free and visitors will not be charged admission to the museum. We hope to see you there. Warm wishes, EliseRead More
“Undergraduate internships have expanded my indigenous awareness and understanding of the environmental impacts on our culture(s). Each of these internships has reinforced my belief that we need to address our environmental issues with a louder voice and a proactive attitude. I believe that our traditional cultural ways of interacting with our surroundings need to beRead More