Category Archives: Food

Native American Blueberries, Rubel, Sunshine Blue, Jersey and Ozarkblue

Introduction Many botanists believe blueberry predecessor plants could be the most ancient fruit plants on earth. Put some in your cereal bowl for a 13,000 years old healthy treat. The extended blueberry family includes countless permutations throughout the world. From land cover varieties that grow close to the ground to vigorously growing upright plants. Every […]

A Native American Teaching On Water

Smoky Mountains

  “Pure water is the world’s first and foremost medicine.” Slovakian proverb Our bodies are made primarily of water, as is planet earth. Yet how often do we think about our relationship with water? Or how to protect it and use it? It is universally accepted that there can be no life without water. It […]

Bergomat – The Native American Herb

  The Bergamot herb plant is native to America and are commonly grown as ornamental’s to attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. But is now very popular worldwide due to a number of uses in food, scent and alternative medicine. It is also know as Oswego Tea or Bee Balm. Bergamot is related to the aromatic mint family and […]