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Herbal Basics

fresh herbs

More than 70 different herbs have been identified and categorized according to their cooking, aromatic, ornamental or medicinal use. Botanists define an herb as any plant that produces seeds but does not form a wood stem; however, herbs can also be defined as any part of a plant that can be used for medicinal, cooking or spiritual purposes.
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Go: Cloudland Canyon

cloudland canyon

Located on the western edge of Lookout Mountain, this is one of the most scenic parks in the state, offering rugged geology and exceptional hiking.
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Recipe: Get the Scoop on Strawberries

waffles w strawberries

The United States is the world’s leading producer of strawberries, which are grown in every state in the U.S. and every province in Canada. Although strawberries are now available year-round, peak production occurs from March to May. More than 20 different species of strawberry plants have been named. The strawberry…
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Reducing Food Waste

Food Waste Hierarchy

Have you ever considered your sustainable habits? What do you do to reduce your carbon footprint? Do you commit to “going green?” Do you consider yourself resourceful or conservative? Whatever you do in terms of sustainable living, we can all do more to lessen the impact on the Earth.
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