The Tiniest Pack Basket

Note: This blog post is one in a series about the baskets that I’m making for my final project as an apprentice in the Wildwood Path. I’ve been stubbornly resistant to making a pack basket. I have all of the brown ash splints, I’m weaving baskets, I … Read More

Ramps Done Right

    Ramps, Ramps, Ramps! The elegant two-leafed Wild Leek, or “Ramp” (Allium tricoccum), is a beloved Spring wild edible across this country, and the growing popularity of this delicious plant is a happy sign of the regeneration of our connections to the wild … Read More

Trout Lily Day!

There is a massive springtime display happening in the woods behind my house, and going into my fourth spring on this land, it hasn’t gotten any less exciting. Patience! The massive springtime display photo comes at the end of the post. This is the foreshadowing. … Read More

Land as Collaborator

“My land.” Oh dear, this is going to be a problem. This land doesn’t belong to me in any truly meaningful sense. I’ve tried calling it “the land that I live on,” and variations thereof, but the phrasing is cumbersome and feels detached. So … Read More

Why The Wildwood Path?

In a world where rivers run orange with toxic waste and many of us walk the streets under threat of violence, why spend time and money learning how to light fires and walk silently in the forest? Why devote nine weekends to stepping outside … Read More

Make a Gnome

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Do you love gnomes? Do you love nature? Come make your own needle-felted gnome with a circle of women in the wild! We’ll harvest some wild materials as well as working with natural wool to craft a miniature felt creation that expresses your unique … Read More

Medicinal Plants for Women’s Health

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A hands-on evening workshop for women and a chance to learn more about The Wildwood Path! If you’re curious about what wild edible and medicinal plants are available in August to support women’s health, and if you’re curious about The Wildwood Path, join us on … Read More