Learn How to Live with the Seasons

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.


Fermented Elderberry Honey

When elderberry season is here I want to make ALL the elderberry things. Elderberry syrup is a standard every year for keeping our immune system healthy. Some years if I have a large elderberry haul I’ll made elderberry mead or elderberry soda. But this year I wanted something a little more simple. Ever since I…

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10 Reasons to Grow Basil

Basil is one of the most popular herbs used in cooking and for good reason! It has a slightly peppery and sweet flavor that everyone seems to love. Turns out that it’s also a great plant to have in your herb garden for many reasons! Besides being a delicious addition to food, basil is easy…

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Comfrey Salve: Healing Herbal Recipe

I’m always amazed by the power of herbal medicine. Comfrey is one of those herbs that truly has healing properties and is excellent when used in a salve. It is a plant that I will always have growing in my medicinal herb garden, even if it does have a tendancy to spread. Besides being medicinal,…

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Zucchini Chips (made in a dehydrator)

If you’re like many gardeners, you just might have zucchini coming out of your ears during harvest season. I’ve been there before, and I’m all about new ways to preserve zucchini! I especially love it when I can use my dehydrator for preserving because it’s simple to use and a great way to store food….

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