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Grow Forage Cook Ferment inspires naturally minded people to live with the seasons, become more self sufficient, and protect their health. We offer simple and easy to understand guides and ideas for growing and foraging food and medicine; recipes and tutorials for cooking, fermenting, and preserving the harvest; and easy homemade herbal remedies and body care products.

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Foraging and Using Birch: Bark, Leaves, & Sap

Birch trees are one of my fall and winter foraging favorites, and they have many edible and medicinal parts! Today I’d like to welcome guest poster Lucia Hadella who is going to teach us all about foraging birch trees including birch bark, leaves, and sap. You can read more about Lucia at the end of…

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Dandelion Root Muffins (paleo & gluten free)

{This post is sponsored by iHerb} Dandelion root is one of my favorite medicinal herbs to use for many reasons. It is great for digestion and can be used to make digestive bitters. It is also a tonic for the liver and is high in many trace vitamins and minerals. When dandelion root is roasted…

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Pine Needle Cough Syrup

Pine needles may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of natural herbal medicine, but they actually do have a lot of benefits! The best part is that conifer needles are easy to forage year round, even in the fall and winter. This pine needle cough syrup is easy to…

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