Every year I offer a series of herbal gift making classes. These classes are fun and offer people the opportunity to create fun and inspiring gifts, that are local and… Read more >
Greetings!Welcome to the Herbal Homestead blog for Moonwise Herbs and Brooms. We are urban farmers, living in a small city. Our home is a permaculture site, which emphasizes beauty, function and sustainability. Linda will share bits of wisdom about the workings of our urban farm, our foraging as well as other adventures, our workshop schedule and more!
Linda Conroy is a Bioregional Herbalist, Wild, Whole and Local Food Aficionado, Home Cheese Maker and All around Wise Woman. On this blog she shares insights, wisdom and recipes for you to enjoy. Linda is generous with her knowledge of traditional skills and her only request is that if you find a piece of wisdom here, you acknowledge us as the source and share it with others.
Purslane (Portulaca grandiflora) is a common weed that contains many nutritive benefits, One of the most striking benefits is that it is one of the few plants that contains omega… Read more >
by Linda Conroy www.moonwiseherbs.com “At least three green leaves a day for 30 days” I declared as I stood in the center of my overgrown “weedy” garden. I was planning… Read more >
By Linda Conroy www.moonwiseherbs.com www.midwestwomensherbal.com A couple of years ago I witnessed a woman express irritation at being called a lady. She was reacting to the idea of being considered… Read more >
I love honey and I love the honeybees. I have lived for a good number of years with a bee yard right outside my kitchen window. Watching the bees is… Read more >
It is once again time to ferment. Here is a simple and versatile recipe for making sauerkraut, with herbal options! To view a list of classes and workshops on fermentation,… Read more >
by Linda Conroy I am a big fan of mushrooms. I love to cook with them and eat them. I have not found a mushroom that I did not enjoy…. Read more >
We are excited to announce this program will take place beginning April of 2016 on Moonwise Herbs 40 acre Herb and Permaculture farm in Mishicot, WI. For more information click… Read more >
Nourishing Salad Dressing and/or Dipping Sauce Salad dressing is something I have not purchased in a very long time. Back when I did purchase it, the ingredient list, no matter… Read more >
Incorporating herbs as condiments is great way to add flavor as well as nutrients to your diet. Condiments can be made with fresh or dried herbs and can be sprinkled… Read more >