Tag: Daily Life

Urban Chicken Resources

[vcex_heading text="Urban Chickens are here to stay!" responsive_text="true" font_weight="bold" font_size="64px" min_font_size="24px" color="#ffffff"] Whether you're living on a tiny city lot, a modest suburban property, or clear out in the country on acreage, chickens can be an enjoyable, entertaining addition to your farmstead. Here are a few resources we've gathered for Herbal Nerd Society members to [...]

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Busting Out in Blueberries

This month has been fabulous for blueberries in the Willamette Valley: A few weeks of sun followed by rainy days then again by more sun. Usually, blueberries are shriveled by the end of July and it's time for blackberry picking. This year was great for fruit in general. It's almost August and there are still [...]

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Cherries with a Side Order of St. John’s Wort

The Practical Herbalist team headed out to the hills last week to pick cherries at a local farm, Detering Orchards in Harrisburg, Oregon, hosted the latest Practical Herbalist field trip. Cherries were early this year, and we gathered our buckets and bags to collect them. Although cherry is a traditional remedy for gout, our intentions were [...]

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