From my blog, RealWorldHomesteading
Several years ago, I put this information on Ezine articles and also on my blog at fannyfae.com. Since starting this blog, I felt it important to update a bit of the information – and tailor to fit this blog’s specific focus. Herbalism was probably the biggest influencer for me to get into the whole mindset of sustainability and embracing the ideas that surround homesteading and self-sufficiency.
I later ended up working for a major herb and natural product wholesaler, whose products you will find in just about every natural grocer and food co-op in the U.S. and Canada. What I gained while I was there was a invaluable experience, knowledge, and access to some of the greatest herbal minds of our time. Some of these living treasures have become herbal mentors for me on an ongoing basis. …
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