Chestnut Herbal School

sustainable foraging

Foraging for Wild Edibles and Herbs: Sustainable and Safe Gathering Practices

We herbalists have a unique take on the commonest of herbs: instead of dismissing them as mundane or maddening, we choose to embrace wily botanicals with enchantment and enterprise. These medicinal and edible weedsโ€”vulgar villains to mostโ€”are the herbalistsโ€™ beloveds. This alchemical perspective, transforming the unplanned and uninvited into a veritable treasure, is a handy approach in life that neednโ€™t be limited to weeds.