Inside Scoop

Natural Ways to Deal with Gout

Do you know someone who suffers from Gout? Gout is a disease of uric acid processing and build up. Excess uric acid is converted to sodium urate crystals that settle into joints arid other tissues. Men are more often affected than women and there is some evidence suggesting it may be hereditary. The big toe is a common … Read More

Herbs for Winter Health

This winter it seems colds, flus, respiratory issues are hitting many people hard. So here are a seven tips for prevention and also helpful tools if you do get sick so the illness will move through much faster. Be sure to try the easy tea recipes too.   1. Eat Warming & Nourishing Foods As a preventative … Read More

Lamb’s Quarters…A Delicious, Nutritious Wild Edible

Latin Name: Chenopodium album About the Plant: This annual belongs to the spinach and beet family.  A very common wild edible found in backyards, vacant lots, overgrown fields, and along roadsides. It is easy to identify, nutritious and delicious. Lamb ’s Quarters is dusted with a white powdery substance which is … Read More

Why I Love Creeping Charlie…

Creeping Charlie  Many people hate the sight of Creeping Charlie (Glechoma hederacea) will do anything to try to eradicate it. It is often considered an invasive weed that runs amok. But when I see this low growing plant with kidney-shaped leaves and beautiful, funnel-shaped, bluish-violet flowers in the spring, it … Read More

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Upcoming Events

  1. Beginner Sheep Shearing School Minnesota

    April 28 @ 9:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Connie’s Birthday

    May 8
  3. Wild Foods: Learning How to Forage

    May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  4. Hutchinson Garden Club Meeting

    May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  5. Founder’s Herb Walk

    May 27

Feature of the Month

Hydration 101

Drinking enough pure water is an important foundation to basic good health. It is one of the easiest, least expensive and most ignored ways to stay healthy. It’s especially important to add minerals to Reverse Osmosis (RO), distilled, and even some purified bottled waters, because they are often … Read More

Recipes

Classic Leg of Lamb

Ingredients: 1 leg of lamb, bone-in or boneless 2 cloves of garlic, cut into slivers Juice of one lemon (1/2 cup) Salt and pepper to taste 1 teaspoon of dry rosemary, crumbled Instructions: Place lamb in roasting pan. With sharp knife, make slits in surface of lamb. Insert garlic … Read More...

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