My #1 Priority: Health Literacy

According to, “Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.” Why is health literacy important? Studies estimate nearly 30 million…

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delectable Dandelion, an ode to taraxacum officinale

Summer memories of my youth are filled with dandelions – I was given a 10 cents allowance for digging up dandelions and throwing them in the compost, but when no one was looking I was weaving faerie crowns with golden…

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The Holistic Homestead goes full time

Dear friends and family, So much has been happening around the Homestead! I have been very busy with the herbs, harvesting, drying, tincturing, making oils and liniments and salves and syrups…oh my! And, with all this busy-ness, the Homestead has…

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