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Wild Crafting or Foraging, The "cliffs" notes

It's so much fun! Ok first things first, I'm not a trained herbalist. Heck, I'm not even sure I would consider myself an herbalist.  Yet according to the definition, One who studies botany and the use of plants intended for medicinal purposes or for diet, ...I guess I am.   ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ "I just forage the wild abundance of "weeds" around my home." And I hope to encourage you to do the same. In doing so, I teach my children the amazing-ness that grows wild and freely under our feet.  We learn together their unique and individual properties.  We utilize their medicinal value(s) and get to know one another.  The plant and us, that is.     And if that gives one some kind of title, well so be it ~but I'm not entirely sure it does.  Nonetheless, It was well established a long, long time ago,  “See, I have given you every plant that yields seed which is on the face of all the earth, and every tree whose fruit yields seed, to you it is fo