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Setting Flames to Fire Cider

Something terrible must have been happening for the past 6 years I’ve been studying herbalism because not once during this time had I made a bonafide fire cider until this year! Everything changed this winter as the third batch is steeping away, ready to be filtered & bottled in a mere 2 weeks. There are… Continue reading Setting Flames to Fire Cider

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The Spoils

Spoilage occurs mainly due to the high water content inherent in the structure of plants laid in oil.Β  Using jars that have not been cleaned thoroughly or improperly cared for also provokes spoilage in the steeping process.Β  You can check on your herb periodically by opening the jar, checking for mold and letting out any… Continue reading The Spoils

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April May Fly

april has come and gone, thank the gods, though the sentiment seems to be dragging on into may.Β  by the time the rain clears the blackflies are bound to be in full force! in preparation for the new growing season, we have been expanding our growing space, which unfortunately meant clearing some trees.Β  beautiful maples… Continue reading April May Fly