Month: March 2014

Local Flu Brew

Share…This flu and cough combination that has swept Nevada County, including every member of our household, needs to end. I attempted to get rid of it with my “nice” tasting native herbs, such as pearly everlasting, elderberry and wild mint, but it took a full week for my son to stop coughing. Now that my […]

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Wild Weed Pesto

Share…The spring is a delicious time in the wild garden, with numerous spring weeds to enjoy. One of my favorite recipes is making wild weed pesto. Feel free to use whatever you have available in terms of fresh, edible weeds such as amaranth greens, chickweed, dandelion, lamb’s quarters, mallow, miner’s lettuce, purslane, native nettles, plantain […]

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Become a CA Naturalist

Share…Deepen your relationship with the local landscape by becoming a California Naturalist. Spring 2014 Course Dates: April 2nd – June 11th, Wednesday evenings; Saturday am field trips Lectures: Wednesdays 6 – 8:30pm, 4/2- 6/11 No class 4/16 due to Spring Break 4 Saturday Field Trips: 9am – 1pm, Dates 4/5, 4/26, 5/10, and 5/24 Lectures include topics […]

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Salmon – Yurok Style

Share…During my February class at Soil Born Farm, I served some smoked salmon, given to me by Thomas Dunklin, who has learned to prepare salmon according to Yurok tradition. Many of the class participants fell in love with the taste of the salmon and asked for the recipe. Dunklin’s favorite salmon ingredients are “salmon, salt, […]

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