At Home in Nature

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What's ready now?

What a springtime!  The warmer weather is coming, but it is still delightfully cool!  Everyone seems to be enjoying this fine weather.  We have been enjoying this fine food!  What a feast, and to share it with friends is indeed wonderful!

We've got some great recipes on our next blog coming right up.  Until then, here's what you can enjoy this week!

* = Medicinal # = Edible @ = Extra tasty this week (peak of season)!

What's different from last week...

#@ Violets/Pansy flowers and leaves (refreshing, colorful, delicious!)

#@ Marigold flowers

*#@ Alfalfa leaves (quite good on everything!)

*#@ Poplar - NEW LEAVES! bark, buds and flowers (great natural aspirin, or when cooked, delicious non-medicinal vegetable)

*#@ Willow - NEW LEAVES! bark, buds and flowers (great natural aspirin, or when cooked, delicious non-medicinal vegetable)

#* Pine - NEW LEAVES! needles and bark (delicious when roasted)

*#@ Dandelion - NEW SEEDS! roots, leaves, flowers, flowerbuds - one of our favorites!

What else is available this week...

*#@ Prickly lettuce - one of our favorites!

*#@ Thistle (excellent support for liver)

#@ Wild onion (limited quantity - order early)

# Salsify roots

#* Snap dragon leaves

# Tulip flowers

# Apple flowers (delicious)

# Cherry flowers (delicious) (nearly out of season - limited quantity)

#@ Lilac flowers (delicious)

#@ Honeysuckle flowers (delicious)

# Filaree

* Catmint (also known as Catnip)

#* Shrubby cinquefoil leaves

#*@ Fourwinged saltbrush - seeds (great in pinole)

#@ Cattail shoots and rhizomes (these shoots are one of our favorites)

# Elm seeds (green)

#@ Henbit

#@ Lambsquarter (always sells out quickly - order early)

#@ Yellow dock - leaves and seeds

* Juniper berries (excellent antiseptic and antibiotic)

*#@ Mallow leaves

*#@ Yellow clover leaves

*#@ White and red clover leaves (one of our favorites)

#@ Linden leaves (one of our favorites)

* Vinca

MAY WE RECOMMEND? Ask us to make a balanced menu (with recipes) for your family to enjoy!

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