Recipes + Remedies

Herbal Tea for Fever

Herbal Tea for Fever

(Español abajo) Did you know that fevers function to fight off infection? The part of the brain called the hypothalamus turns up your body temperature so that virus and bacteria cannot survive. The herbs in this tea support a fever in doing its hard work.  […]

Passionflower Rose Agua de Jamaica

Passionflower Rose Agua de Jamaica

(español abajo) for stress relief in the face of systemic racism 1-part passionflower 2-parts Hibiscus flower 1-part lemon balm 1 part rose petals ½-part rose hips Local raw honey We serve this herbal agua fresca at our Farmworker Clinic to relieve nervous tension.  Nine out […]

Be Here Farm Padrón Peppers

Be Here Farm Padrón Peppers

(Español abajo) Padrón chile peppers, originally from Central and South America, are a celebrated dish in Spain where an annual festival Festa do Pemento de Padron is held in their honor every August. Be Here Farm grows their padrón peppers in the Sonoma Mountains at their […]

SAMANTHA’S DIY COCONUT ROSE DEODORANT

SAMANTHA’S DIY COCONUT ROSE DEODORANT

(Español abajo) SAMANTHA’S ROSE COCONUT DEODORANT You can make your own deodorant free of toxic chemicals with just a few simple household ingredients! With raised fists of resistance…lets make sure we smell like roses!  CREAM DEODORANT 5 tsp. baking soda (substitute arrowroot powder for sensitive […]

Herbal Horchata for Immunity + Lung Health

Herbal Horchata for Immunity + Lung Health

(Español abajo) Mmmmm Horchata. Horchata is a cool, sweet, plant-based drink made throughout Latin America (but with North African origins) from rice milk, cinnamon, sugar and delicious additions depending on the region such as sesame seeds, coconut, and licorice flavored semilla de jicaro. Our version […]

De-La-Gente Fire Cider

De-La-Gente Fire Cider

(Español abajo) The People’s Fire Cider: Your Kitchen Your Power! This recipe truly represents the power of the people to take health into their own hands. It’s powerfully anti-viral ingredients which include garlic, onion, ginger, and apple cider vinegar are easy to source in these […]

Respira Tranquila Melita

Respira Tranquila Melita

Love our lungs! According to Traditional Chinese Medicine grief is housed in the chest. Take a deep breath….that tightness you might feel can be associated with the emotions of sadness, fear and stress. This resonates with us right now in the time of COVID-19 when […]

¡Sí se puede! Hand Sanitizer

¡Sí se puede! Hand Sanitizer

Hand Sanitizer Disinfectante de Manos Mutual aid = Make your own + some for your neighbors! It’s simple….keeping your hands clean is one of the most effective remedies to avoid exposure to viruses. This recipe was passed onto us by The Herbalista and is approved […]

Plant-Based Cleaning with ALMAS

Plant-Based Cleaning with ALMAS

We are so excited to partner with ALMAS Alianza de Mujeres Activas y Solidarias (Women’s Action and Solidarity Alliance) of The Graton Day Labor Center in the creation of a non-toxic, plant based cleaning guide. The synthetic chemicals, specifically those included in product fragrance, are […]

Yolanda’s Anti-inflammatory Agua Fresca

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, well known for its high antioxidant, vitamin, mineral, and fiber content. Nopales contain quercitin, a […]