In myriad ways, the topic of foods of plants and animals comes up like wind and rain and snow. By turns serious, furious, curious, and delirious. For me at least, since branded “plant-person” — there’s a specific story I’d like to tell.
Uña de Gato, Uncaria tomentosa, or Cat’s Claw is among the most amazing and powerful plants on this planet. Since I first encountered this jungle vine several years ago, it has remained by my side as one of my most trusted and respected guides on the path of health, clarity, energy and immunity.
For good reason, gathering spring water has become increasingly popular as more and more people experience the undeniable benefits of consuming pure, clean, living water. Wild water is of course found in wild places, and with the increased popularity comes increased traffic and potential for damage to sensitive ecosystems in which springs are found.
Here are 8 tips to help you maintain right relationship with your water source.
Thousands of people as one; dancing, singing and in sync with the heartbeat of a movement marching above and beyond colonialism, capitalism and racism – overwhelmingly and courageously speaking up and moving forward for indigenous rights and sovereignty, human rights and decency, and the health and stewardship of this planet and its peoples.
This is a path of uniting stories. An open source invitation into deeper relation with the many things that fuel, heal, and energize us; that which is alive all around us, co-creates with us. This a path of dissolving separation. A path of connectivity. Side with the plants, learn plants, eat plants, become plants – let food be your medicine, let medicine be your food – and begin to synthesize entirely different dimensions of time, technology, communication, and potential.
An in-depth interview with Gardener, Permaculture Teacher, Ayurvedic Live-Food Nutritionist, Therapeutic & Shamanic Herbalist; Walter “Shantree” Kacera exploring Forest Gardening, Ecological Herbalism, Transition Towns, Permaculture, Plants and Place.