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.

Crab Apple Chutney

Crab apples are abundant this time of year. I am thrilled as I preparing to make one of my annual favorites Crab Apple Chutney. Below is the recipe in case… Read more >

Cycles and Rhythms….

I began writing this on February 29, 2012. It is a leap year. A year where we are offered “an additional” day. It reminds me that days are artificially created…. Read more >