herbs

Worry Free Winter Tonic Recipe from Primal Therapeutics

Worry Free Winter Tonic Recipe from Primal Therapeutics

Last winter, I spent the majority of it sniffling, sneezing, coughing and wheezing. It was awful. I thoroughly examined my diet in attempts to replenish any deficiencies. I went from being gluten free to eating bread again. I went over all of my allergens again and again hoping I may have missed something. My breathing […]

Gradi’s Organic Garden: The Joys of Canning

Gradi’s Organic Garden: The Joys of Canning

Preserving foods has been practiced by cooks worldwide from the beginning of time. Whether storing food in clay jars, burying it, freezing or canning, the ability to save food has been essential to survival. As a part of my Mormon heritage (not something I choose to believe in, but can’t deny), we were taught the […]

Letter to the Editor: Let’s Fight the Scourge of Tarragon

Letter to the Editor: Let’s Fight the Scourge of Tarragon

Dear Ladybud Editor: Things change so rapidly in politics.  While we suffer Cannabis Prohibition’s last pangs of rigor mortis, as a culture, we are going to need a new scapegoat.  Might I suggest Tarragon?  What an obnoxious herb. Tarragon has no place in a modern kitchen.  If you use it, you are bound to anger […]

Produce Fresh from Jail: Salt Lake City’s Prison Horticulture Program

Produce Fresh from Jail: Salt Lake City’s Prison Horticulture Program

Gardening is a well known therapeutic, and luckily for some inmates at the Salt Lake County Jail, they are allowed to participate in a special horticulture program which teaches the joys of planting, maintaining and harvesting a garden in the ever-changing Utah climate. Citizens are encouraged to attend tours of the garden offered by the […]

Kratom Madness: How a Thai Tree Restarted Plant Prohibition

Kratom Madness: How a Thai Tree Restarted Plant Prohibition

Despite what your local news team or head shop is claiming, kratom is not the next hot party drug. Kratom is not going to make you want to dance all night, to make out with someone while listening to dubstep, or to get crazy with your friends. We’ve all seen the claims on shady websites, […]