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What is kombucha? An effervescent fermented tea made from regular black/green tea, sugar and the starter culture, also known as the Scoby. What is that alien-looking thing and why do I want it in my tea? Scoby is actually an …

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Last weekend I participated in a 20-hour CERT training course taught by Scott Paul, CERT Bexar County, and organized by The Human Path. CERT stands for Community Emergency Response Teams, and is a national program for individuals who want to …

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A small group of herbology and primitive engineering students from The Human Path and the Wildflower School of Botanical Medicine will be joining the non-profit organization Missions of Grace to travel to remote communities in Nicaragua in November 2012. In …

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A woman with an idea. That was me in November, 2009. At the University of Texas at Austin, they had launched a new platform to solicit feedback and ideas from the University community. On the day it launched, I happened …

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Catching up

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To my loyal readers: it’s been a whirlwind of a month. I don’t have time right now for a full blog post but I figured a short update would be in order. First of all, my small duplex garden is …

 

A day full of stuff!

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On April 21st I was lucky to get to sit in on Nicole Telkes’ basic and more advanced herbology classes that she teaches for her school, the Wildflower School of Botanical Medicine. We talked a lot about taxonomies and botany, …