Wine is one of my favorite treats. More and more we are hearing about the health benefits of wine. The recent rise in organic and sustainable farming on wineries is very encouraging to me. Traditional wineries use intensive farming methods to ensure a good crop. We are seeing more evidence that biodynamic, sustainable, and organic practices are creating a higher quality wine as well as better long-term, growing conditions for the wineries.
Here is a great graphic on how the wine industry is moving towards sustainable practices. Check with your local wine purveyor for some green wines available in your area.
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The dandelions are here! The dandelions are here! Yes, I have been waiting all winter for the first sign of dandelions. The bane of every homeowner striving for a perfect lawn is my favorite medicinal herb. You may have heard of eating dandelion greens and you may also know of dandelion wine (you can actually make wine from just about any edible flower or plant, but I digress).
You might be wondering why I am so over the top in love with Dandy. It is by far one of the most nourishing weeds in your yard. According to Gail Faith Edwards in Opening Our Wild Hearts to the Healing Herbs, dandelions have many nutrients in all parts of the plant. The roots are rich in iron, manganese, phosphorus, protein, sodium and Vitamin A. The plant is well balanced in calcium, chromium, magnesium, niacin, potassium, riboflavin, zinc, and Vitamin C
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