Yolanda’s Anti-inflammatory Agua Fresca

We like the whole ingredients of this agua fresca that include nopales, antioxidant rich parsley and pineapple. Nopales or nopalitos are the pads of the nopal or prickly pear cactus,…

Norma’s Avocado Salsa

The wonders of raw garlic are countless. Abuelita’s (Grandma’s) cure-all remedy is rich anti-biotic and antiviral properties. Daily inclusion of raw garlic in your diet can regulate blood sugar, reduce…

Georgina’s Emollient Tonic

In the highlands of Peru, where Georgina was born, this beverage is prepared every morning in large batches and sent with the men into the fields to sustain wellness during…

Breaking Ground in Corazon’s Jardín de Sanación

Our first workshop in the community garden at Corazon Healdsburg felt like picnic lunch with old friends. We stared in the garden, harvesting Calendula flowers for next month’s medicine oil…

Linda’s Verdolagas a la Mexicana

Verdolagas, or purslane, often considered a common weed, is an annual succulent that pokes up in the summer garden. Owing up to its “superfood” title, verdolagas contain high levels of…

Angeles’ Nopales Asados

Nopales or nopalitos are the pads of the nopal or prickly pear cactus, well known for its high antioxidant, vitamin, mineral, and fiber content. Nopales contain quercitin, a highly anti-inflammatory…

Yerba Santa Strong at La Luz in Sonoma

One year after the devastating fires, we gathered with the Latinx community at La Luz Center in Sonoma to nourish our lungs and heal from grief. We circled up in…

Health Justice in Roseland

In partnership with Sanación del Pueblo (Town Healing), a project of North Bay Organizing Project, we gathered in Roseland, Santa Rosa to learn about environmental toxins and how we can…

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