Finding your niche in holistic health is one of the first things I’m brainstorming with my business coaching clients. Whether you’re practicing herbal medicine, holistic nutrition, naturopathic medicine, health coaching, or even blogging, having a niche/speciality in your field is a huge opportunity to attract the exact clients (and readers) that you want to support […]

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Fig & Ricotta Flatbread

By Lindsay Kluge

Figs are in my top favorite fruits of all time. Here in Virginia, July & August bring a wave of fresh figs, and the fig trees are heavily laden with these juicy and sweet ripe fruits. My family’s home in Virginia Beach has about a dozen huge fig trees, and if I’m visiting at just the right […]

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Herbal Long Infusions How To

By Lindsay Kluge

Long herbal infusions, like overnight and solar infusions, are one of the most delicious and seasonal ways to enjoy your herbal brews. In the warmer months, sipping on a piping hot cup of tea is not my ideal way to enjoy herbs (it’s over 90F in Virginia on the regular now). Instead, I make lots […]

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019
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A Visit to Gaia Herb Farm

By Lindsay Kluge

Tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, Gaia Herb farm is a botanical treasure. I have wanted to visit and explore the farm at Gaia Herbs for so many years, and finally got the chance to spend a day touring the entire facility last week! From the laboratory to the greenhouses […]

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Saturday, June 15, 2019

Wandering the fields and prairies of southern Appalachia will bring even the busiest mind into a still and quiet serenity. It is within the endless expanse of prairies that we can connect deeply with traditions, cultures and generations before us in a subtle and profound way, while it brings acutely into our awareness that deep, […]

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Sunday, June 2, 2019

Plant the seeds, and grow a thriving business that you love | Three Things to do First Your mind may be full of creative ideas. You’ve dabbled in the fascinating world of herbal medicine or taken courses in holistic nutrition and it totally makes your heart sing. You know this is your calling, but don’t […]

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Friday, May 24, 2019

Deep summer heat, blanketing the Virginia blue ridge with heavy waves of humidity, is when I feel most vibrant. I grew up here in Virginia, with summer humidity peaking around 99% (if it’s not just raining), and the heat feels like it penetrates through my skin all the way to my bones. I love this […]

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Spring flower gardening. These colors popping up in May are truly making my heart sing. As I’ve been going through some old books, I came across some of my favorite flower gardening resources from years ago – even before college – that I’ve kept around and referenced over and over again. I know it’s easy […]

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Spring cooking is an invigorating time for me. Finally, the porch door is wide open, and the windows in the house are cracked to let in the fresh, cool air. The little farmer’s market in my town just opened up a couple of weeks ago, and new veggies are rolling in week by week. Days […]

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

I love a good facial steam in early spring. As the mountain air here makes a gentle transition into spring, the bitter winter dryness is being slowly replaced with cool spring rain.  I do love a good early morning thunderstorm, or an afternoon spent out on the porch listening to rain fall. I’ve lived in […]

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Sunday, April 21, 2019