Deconstructing Bitters

photo credit: Wikimedia CommonsNevit Dilmen Here’s a sweet blog post about my Deconstructing Bitters workshop at Common Good City Farm, and at El Camino with Mick Perrigo.  So...

What is the Lymphatic System and Why Should You Care?

photo credit: Wikimedia Commons IT IS SPRING! Honestly, I’m STILL a little nervous to say that out loud, even though here in DC it’s feeling a lot like actual summer… if I’m too happy about sun-dress season, will it snow on me? As I plant and tend my gardens – and...

The Letter S for Summer

photo credit: Tricia McCauley Summer! Sunshine! Swimming! Silliness! I’m still hesitantly ecstatic to realize that we survived the long, cold winter. Is it true? Is the world really green and the days really long? Yes. Yay!   I’m happy to share some of my...

Creating Herbal Tea Blends

photo credit: Tricia McCauley If you are interested in the process behind formulating tea blends, or a customer (or prospective customer) of the District Tea Lodge, enjoy this article I wrote about my process in creating the 14 different teas on the menu!...

Scary Plants for Halloween

Photo credit: wikimedia commons Happy Autumn, Lovely Reader! I hope you are staying grounded and hydrated as the world (or at least my part of the world) turns cold and dry and the leaves are blown about by the wind.  If you’re feeling particularly spacey, tired, or...