Posts tagged "Herbs"

One Seed Chicago Herb Debate This Sunday Morning

One Seed Chicago Herb Debate This Sunday Morning
    Tomorrow morning Mike Nowak will host the first One Seed Chicago debate. Cilantro, basil and chamomile will each have a representative on the radio show. Clinatro will be represented by Twitter’s @SnappyJDog, chamomile by garden girl, and basil by the Anthony Todd, the food and drink editor of Chicagoist. You can listen to... Read more »

Vote for Chamomile in One Seed Chicago's "Year of the Herbs"

Vote for Chamomile in One Seed Chicago's "Year of the Herbs"
One Seed Chicago, the urban greening project by NeighborSpace, is back. This year’s candidates are basil, cilantro, and chamomile.  How One Seed Chicago works: Every year One Seed Chicago puts up three seed for a vote and allows Chicagoans to vote for their favorite. The one with the most votes gets crowned the winner and... Read more »

Urban Foraging Feverfew

Urban Foraging Feverfew
Ever since reading Grow Your Own Drugs earlier this year I’ve been looking around the neighborhood for useful plants and herbs. Feverfew derives from Latin word febrifugia, meaning “fever reducer.” It has been used in European folk medicine for centuries to alleviate fevers headaches, stomach problems and skin conditions. In ethnic neighborhoods in Chicago it... Read more »
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