Journal

  • Seaweed Harvesting

    Learn about different seaweed varieties found in the Pacific Northwest such as: sea palm, bladderwrack, bulb kelp, sea condoms, feather boas, cystoseira, nori, turkish towel, sea lettuce, kombu, dulce and wakame. In this post we share how to identify, harvest and prepare our favorite varieties.
  • Nesting Bouquets

    Nesting Bouquets Providing nesting bouquets for the birds in early spring is a fun way to attract birds to your yard.  Collect natural materials and fibers such as alpaca hair or dog hair, lavender or rosemary sprigs, small twigs, usnea, cattails, feathers and moss.   You can also use natural twi...
  • Wildcrafting Etiquette

    Wildcrafting Etiquette Wildcrafting is gathering wild plants for food or medicine and a wonderful way to connect with nature.  It is quite simple and also incredibly fulfilling to get to know the plants around you and creates a sense of self sufficiency.  When taking the time to harvest plants fo...