Category Archives: Sacred Herbs

Red Willow Bark: Can’sa’sa is back!

Red Willow Bark: Can’sa’sa is back!

Posted on September 17, 2015 by

We've searched long and hard to come up with a good source for red willow bark, our local harvest did not pan out as the freeze did not work out for us. So, we received samples from various sources and finally, (Yay!) we found what we were looki...

Sweetgrass braids Sweet Grass is Back!

Sweet Grass is Back!

Posted on August 24, 2015 by

Hello everyone: For about 10 days we were without sweetgrass and then our friends from Cree country came through with our yearly shipment. This years harvest was harder than before as the current west coast drought is affecting everyo...

Sage Harvesting Do’s and Don’ts

Sage Harvesting Do’s and Don’ts

Posted on May 07, 2015 by

On May 5, 2015, we had to make South Dakota sage a zero quantity on our web-site. We had a short growing season in 2014 and we knew we would probably run out of this very important botanical before the 2015 harvest happened. We are excited for this year's harvest and are now posting our information sheet on what we expect from wild crafters in o...

Let’s talk about Botanicals: Some are only available for a short time!

Let’s talk about Botanicals: Some are only available for a short time!

Posted on July 10, 2013 by

Hi everyone, hope you are having a healthy and prosperous summer so far, we have been enjoying the rains and all around us nature is providing some much needed botanicals like sage, sweet grass and tinpsila. ...

How We Prepare Dried Sage

How We Prepare Dried Sage

Posted on July 12, 2012 by

People often comment on our beautiful bundles of sage, so we decided to reveal the person and some of the techniques behind these special dried bouquets. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03AHIyDd6R8[/youtube] ...