Month: December 2012

Art of the Wild

Share…Art of the Wild: NatureWorks Celebrate a deep awareness of our native environment through art made from local, wild materials. Each of us has an opportunity to use what is right around us to create beauty—it is as simple as finding driftwood, collecting river rocks, or arranging native berries and flowers to decorate the home. […]

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Holiday Gifts from Nature

Share…A few ideas for easy, natural gifts that you can make yourself from wild, native plants. You can give them as individual gifts or even make up a gift basket with several of the items.   Madrone berry necklace: The Madrone berries are abundant this year. Gather berries from the ground below the tree or […]

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Wild Holiday Recipes

Share… TOYON CIDER Collect berries in winter. METHOD – Cover dried berries with water. – Bring to a boil and simmer for 20 – 30 minutes while crushing berries. – Strain and sweeten as desired. TIP Toyon cider has a wonderful aroma and color. Fresh berries can be used, but dried berries are much sweeter. […]

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