A selection of videos on an Urban theme produced by Our Common Roots
Conrad Richter and Chad Cornell talk about the Seed Zoo. Richters Herbs is proud to introduce SeedZoo™, a project to preserve traditional and indigenous food plants from around the world. Teaming up with botanical explorers and
Sherrie Versluis of Prefered Perch in conversation with Marjolaine Forest-Axford about how we should be concerned about the bird population in an urban environment. (excerpt)
Sharie Versluis owns Preferred Perch, a source for quality Wild Bird products. She has a passion for the safety and well being of our wild birds. Some Topics: Cats, Windows, Chemicals, Toxic seed.
Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company believes that good bread is made when we work with our Mother Earth in a spirit of gratitude and with loving responsiveness to her needs and ours.
Blogs and Articles
I became an herbalist in 1972. And yet, for nearly two decades, with the exception of eucalyptus and peppermint oils, I was unaware of the health benefits of essential oils. It wasn’t until I attended the first American Aromatherapy Conference in Napa Valley in the late 1980s that I became most intrigued and fascinated with their healing powers.
The human predicament of suffering, and the suffering of all creatures is a part of nature’s design. All things are given birth and will eventually decay and die. All of us will form attachments that we will someday have to let go of.
Beijing's Pollution Problem Is Now A New York, Paris, Toronto and London ProblemToxic Chemicals Being Emitted Overseas Are Finding Their Way Into North American And European Streams and Lakes
Pesticides are responsible for a number of diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, asthma, birth defects, body burden, cancer, diabetes, endocrine disruption, learning/developmental disorders, Parkinson’s disease, and sexual/reproductive dysfunction.