Swierz's work combines aspects of poetry, farming, wildcrafting
, ecological restoration and interspecies communication.
Towards a standardization of biological sustainability: Wildcrafting
Rhatany (Krameria lappacea) in Peru.
For the past seven years, I've researched the pawpaw tree and its fruit--from Native American wildcrafting
to frontier foodways--and chronicled its revival among wild-fruit enthusiasts, permaculturists, amateur plant breeders, and professional scientists.
Introductory chapters discuss wildcrafting
basics, an herbal medicine primer, and wildcrafting
season by season.
In addition, a general increase in naive foraging and wildcrafting
(i.e., gathering plant material from its native environment for food or medicinal purposes) activities raises risk for poisoning.
I could list his accomplishments, which are prolific, but I loved this little statement at the end of his written introduction: "In his spare time, when such a thing really exists, he is in the desert with his kids, honing his skills in primitive archery, gardening, home brewing, wildcrafting
, reading and writing poetry, and studying obscure and old texts on spiritual matters, healing, and philosophy." Fortunately, he also gave a slam-bam talk on botanical agents, about which he appears to have a very eclectic knowledge.
The sustainability of this wild harvesting (or wildcrafting
) depends on many anthropogenic factors, environmental context and species life-history traits.
Three questions gathered information about ordering herbs from manufacturers or suppliers and what factors influenced their decision to order from a particular source: perceptions of the manufacturers' standards and practices, range of herbal or herbal and naturopathic products, the availability of standardised extracts, value for money, convenience, reliability and speed of delivery, availability of products with organic certification, identified country of origin with identified harvesting (wildcrafting
) or cultivation practices.
for Food and Medicine - 1 p.m.
Some interviewees grew herbs at home, or practised wildcrafting
common plants to procure old-fashioned medicinal herbs at very low cost.
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I also met an amazing neo-primitivist mystic, who was living in a mud hut, spinning plant fiber, firing pottery over an open campfire, weaving baskets, making gourd water vessels, wildcrafting
local edible foods and plant medicine, and carving art from stone and rock.