Something to Bee Hopeful About

By |July 15th, 2019|

By now, most of us have become familiar with the horrific phenomenon of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), which has destroyed many of the world’s honey bee hives. It’s a regular occurrence to see articles discussing CCD and numerous scientific studies have attempted to explain its cause. Nearly all of the information available on CCD […]

Six Natural Ways to Deal With Stress

By |July 6th, 2019|

Nearly everyone these days experiences some type of “stress” in one form or another: work, personal life, parenting, school, and so on. But stress has become so commonplace that sometimes we forget that it affects us in unnatural ways that can take a toll on our health. Women, too, are often impacted more significantly […]

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    Preparing To Hike The Continental Divide: One Woman’s Journey

Preparing To Hike The Continental Divide: One Woman’s Journey

By |June 26th, 2019|

How do you prepare for a 3000-mile hike? It’s a monstrous endeavor, indeed, and after nearly 5000 miles of backpacking, I’ve learned that as much goes into the preparation as the execution.
The scope of my upcoming adventure is to hike the length of the continental divide from Canada to Mexico. Depending on the route […]

Women’s Herbs

By |June 18th, 2019|

The ebb and flow of a woman’s body through the many stages of life are well supported with herbs that humans have evolved with over millions of years. The botanical dispensary offers a number of nourishing and restorative plants that contain compounds with a biological familiarity that the body recognizes, and has the wisdom […]

An Interview With WishGarden’s Arlee McLeod

By |June 12th, 2019|

You’re one of the pioneers of WishGarden Herbs.  What was the company like back in the early days?
Back in the day, there was a magical herbalist/midwife in Boulder named Barbara Wishingrad.  The remedies — salves, oils, and tinctures — that she prepared for her clients became well known amongst the midwifery community, and thus […]

Four Spring Edibles You Don’t Want to Miss

By |June 4th, 2019|

After months and months of waiting, spring seems to explode into action all at once and before you know it, summer is here. That’s why it’s so important to take advantage of the profusion of delicious and nutritious wild spring edibles before they’ve disappeared. Below you’ll find a list of four of my favorites […]