This year in forests throughout the region, it is one of the most spectacular fungal displays that I’ve seen in over 2 decades of mushroom foraging. This time of year, deep in [...]
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In the last century, a brilliant sage in India named Krishnamurti said "It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society" We live in a profoundly [...]
This is the season for mushrooms in the Pacific Northwest! Lobster mushroom It's lobster mushroom, Hypomyces lactifluorum. So yum, in fact, some say it makes a better lobster broth than [...]
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Chris gets interviewed about adaptogens. The reporter did an admirable job of capturing the spirit of the interview. Kudos to the her, and the Willamette Week for covering such an important topic! [...]
Your health is your top priority. Want to make it ours? If you have a question about natural holistic approaches to health, then send it to us and our clinical herbal [...]
Did it ever cross your mind that our modern lifestyle with its often excessive amount of stress is one of the main contributing factors to our declining health? Yeah, us too [...]
Want vibrant health but don’t want to deny yourself tasty food to get it? Our nutrition blog highlights how to eat for flavor and health with simple to understand trustworthy guidelines. [...]
Free and bountiful medicinal herbs grow right outside your door. Want to be empowered to know the herbal medicine that’s growing in your yard, then check out the latest Free Herbs [...]
Vital Ways Blog Center for Holistic Herbalism, Clinical Nutrition and Mind-Body Medicine Heal. Evolve. Share. Exploring the ways we can encourage ourselves to [...]