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Things I Love

The days have been cold. And warm. And then cold, but then soon after, very warm. The bees and birds are confused, the trees and...

“Quench” and some Autumnal Goodies

Two of my recipes appear in this book! Preorder yours today! Guys! Guess what?  Ashley English of Small Measure has a...

How to find your local beekeepers

Buncombe County Beekeepers! I recently had someone ask me for help with finding her a few local beekeepers in her area. She...

Asheville Herb Festival 2014

Asheville Herb Festival 2014 This year was the 25th anniversary of the Asheville Herb Festival.  I have attended every year but one...

Growing Onions from Scraps

Regrow Spring Onions from Scraps I may never buy onions again. Growing Onions from Scraps is easy! It has been over...

Wildcrafting Game for Kids!

[columns] [span8] Wildcrafting is a great skill to have - knowing how to identify and use medicinal herbs is so useful for someone of any...

Ask a Pixie: Seasonal Allergies and Remedies

Howdy, folks! I’ve been getting lots of reader questions and comments sent to my inbox, and so I’m beginning a new feature called “Ask A...

Fermentation on Wheels!

Fermentation on Wheels Are they coming to your neighborhood? They'll be in mine, soon!   What is Fermentation on Wheels? Fermentation on...

How do I learn about herbs?

So you want to be an herbalist or to learn about herbs and plant wisdom. Good for you! How do you get started to learn...

Local Business Love: West Asheville

Good day, folks!  I recently spent a lovely day accomplishing wonderful things around West Asheville, like getting my ukulele restrung and tuned, eating Thunderstruck Coffee...

Ask A Pixie: #3 – Food Allergies

Howdy, folks! I’ve been getting lots of reader questions and comments sent to my inbox, and so I’m beginning a new feature called “Ask A...

Pixie’s Pocket featured in Essential Herbal Magazine

Grab a subscription today! I am thrilled to have an article in the Essential Herbal Magazine.  In this March/April 2014 issue,...

Book Review: Homestead Cooking with Carol

Click to buy! Lucky little pixie that I am, I was a winner in a giveaway on EverythingHomeWithCarol.com in early 2013. As...

Moontime Tea to help the ebb and flow

The moon is rising huge and silver in the sky this evening - full and bright! We are pushed and pulled along by the...

Honey (and Cider!) around Asheville – 2013

Beekeepers from places as diverse as the Fynbos region of the Western Cape of South Africa, Brazil, Turkey, and Vancouver Island in Canada are sending jars...