Slippery Elm

What is Slippery Elm?

Slippery Elm is a much storied and beloved tree of the Eastern United States, which had once nearly reached extinction, and is still absent or greatly reduced across much of its natural range. Due both to improper harvesting methods and commercial exploitation, this tree-of-many-uses also continues to face challenges from pathogens including the Dutch Elm…

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What is Goldenseal?

Named for its glowing yellow roots, found growing in rich, healthy forest ecosystems, Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis) is a revered and powerful herbal remedy. Known locally as Yellow Root, our Goldenseal is harvested from vibrant, abundant stands, stewarded for 9 generations on the family land of our staff herbalist. Before that time, this patch was certainly…

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turkey tail mushrooms

Turkey Tail Mushrooms

This beautiful woodland mushroom is named for the many-colored bands atop its fuzzy cap, resembling the showy plumage found on the tail feathers of the noble turkey. Growing primarily on hardwood logs, Turkey Tail helps to break down old wood in our forests, thereby improving soil fertility and increasing the overall health of our native…

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