Teaching the essence of life
We've developed a series of programs focusing on self-sufficiency, simplicity and sustainable living. These valuable skills benefit the environment and foster self-confidence.
The backbone of our work is in the continual exploration of natural habitats. We've a number of programs that allow us to delve deeply into the world around us and appreciate the wonders therein.
Homestead Festival - Medicinal Herb Walks: Beaver Meadow Nature Center - September 6th. We'll lead participants on short hikes through Beaver Meadow's various habitats discussing the plants that have traditionally been used in medicinal applications for generations. Three walks scheduled throughout the day.
Native American Plant Wisdom: Evangola State Park - September 13th. We'll share Native American use of plants for both food and medicine and ways you can employ this Indigenous wisdom, farmers markets and a kitchen garden to benefit health and the environment.
Autumn Herbalism Talks: We'll be presenting two talks on medicinal and culinary herbalism this Autumn at the Country Cupboard Natural Foods Market in East Aurora. Details to be posted soon!
The physical manifestation of a warming planet is ever increasing. Recently, scientists reported the first ever waves recorded on the Arctic's Beaufort Sea which, before 2012, had been frozen for nearly all human reckoning. These waves were not just mere ripples but measured at more than 16 feet. Click the link below to discover the sobering impact of this oceanic wave action in the polar region.