7 Reasons Why Seed Diversity Is Important

Posted - May 21, 2018
According to research conducted by National Geographic, in 1903, there were 408 distinct tomato varieties sold by commercial seed Read More

10 Smart Ways to Garden on a Budget

Posted - May 9, 2018
You don’t have to spend obscene amounts of money to grow your own food. Here are some tips for a spectacular backyard garden—without Read More

8 Plants That Promote Wellness

Posted - April 27, 2018
Looking to try more natural remedies? This helpful guide covers a wide swath of ailments - and many plants might already be in your Read More

8 Plants for Hair and Skin Care

Posted - April 20, 2018
As far back as ancient times, plants have been harvested for their hair and skin benefits. Many are rich in both vitamins and fatty Read More

How to Make an Herbal Tincture, Just in Time for Cold & Flu Season

Posted - February 21, 2018
Tinctures are a potent way to take advantage of a plant’s medicinal powers. And they’re easy to make, too. All you need are your Read More

How to Shop for Veggies: Our Seed-Selection Guide

Posted - February 21, 2018
Winter is the season of dreams for farmers and gardeners. We can go on and on to anyone who’ll stand to listen about our plans for the Read More

How to Grow a Winter Kitchen Garden

Posted - December 10, 2017
Winter is a time of snowstorms, movie nights by the fire, and … fresh, homemade salsa? At least, it can be for those willing to give Read More

Growing Medicine: This Nurse-Turned-Farmer Found Balance Farming Herbs, Not Food

Posted - October 30, 2017
In a former iteration, Barefoot Botanicals grew all kinds of produce and operated a CSA. It was exhausting. But a shift in focus helped Read More

Seven Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home

Posted - September 14, 2017
Why make a trip to the pharmacy when you can just visit your backyard? From St. John’s Wart to chamomile, here’s your zone-by-zone Read More

Save Some Green by Going Green: A Beginner’s Guide to Sustainability

Posted - August 20, 2017
Looking to clean up your lifestyle, but are overwhelmed with where to begin? Here are four simple swaps to incorporate zero-waste Read More