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Blue Wind Botanical Medicine Clinic & Education Center

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Offering the following services for the greater San Francisco Bay Area: Western Clinical Herbalism, Custom Herbal Pharmacy, Lectures, Bay Area Herb Walks, Multi-Day Botanical Field Trips, Native California Plant Cultivation, Medicine Making Workshops, Private Classes, Youth Programs, Consulting Services, Edible & Medicinal Plant Images.

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Foraging 101

April 10, 2012 by Dan Rademacher

Want to forage in a local park? Chances are it’s not allowed, but some parks do allow limited gathering of edible berries and mushrooms. In January 2012, we gathered up the rules from a couple of dozen agencies. But caveat emptor: they may have changed since then.

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The Forager’s Dilemma

April 02, 2012 by Jonah Raskin

Just a century ago, foraging for wild foods would have been unremarkable--part of daily life for many people. That's not true today, but foraging is making a comeback, with ever more people interested in finding food in the wild. But with a growing population and diminishing natural resources, is this sustainable? We head out with local foragers and ask about the ethics of foraging in a metropolis.

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Be Careful with Fiddlenecks

October 01, 2001 by Molly Steinberg

In his article on “The Changing Nature of Joaquin Miller Park” author Rex Burress wrote that the fiddle-heads of young ...

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