Dozens of Stories, Remedies & Recipes from the Grounded Goodwife
Discover the joys of embracing an earth-friendly, natural lifestyle with this extraordinary guide. Daughter and mother coauthors Ehris Urban and Velya Jancz-Urban provide everything you need to get started, including a wide variety of recipes and remedies, historical uses of natural ingredients, and entertaining anecdotes from their time living holistically in a 1770 Connecticut farmhouse.
As the Grounded Goodwife duo, Ehris and Velya guide your journey into the green witch world, introducing you to herbal infusions, fermentation techniques, and pantry essentials. Learn the many uses of fire cider, tonics, essential oils, and collagen. Explore natural body and facial care, healthy ways to indulge in alcohol and chocolate, and recipes for relaxation. From creating an herbal sleep pillow to energy cleansing, Dare to Be a Green Witch shows you how to use nature's gifts for greater wellness.
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"Utterly delightful and fun to read, Dare to Be a Green Witch is laden with sound advice, great recipes, and tons of useful, well-researched information. The mother daughter team, both lifelong advocates of healthy living, share abundantly of their wisdom and experiences and do so always with a good dose of humor and worldly wisdom. There's something here for everyone. As the authors state, this book was written for 'those who are wading in the pool, splashing around in holistic waters and for those who have moved to the deep end. There's room in the pool for everyone!' There certainly is in this warmly written, humorous, and very informative book."—Rosemary Gladstar, bestselling author of Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs
"A story-rich romp through a new territory for those who Dare to Be A Green Witch."—Susun Weed, herbalist and author of Healing Wise
"A fascinating and easy-to-read autobiography and collection of ways to integrate holistic practices into an allopathic lifestyle."—Heather Chace BSN, RN
"Just when we need it with a world that has become topsy-turvy from a pandemic, the Grounded Goodwife's Dare to Be a Green Witch provides us with a manual on how to connect to ourselves and the world around us through more meaningful practices."—Suzanne Garvel, director of Seymour Library in Seymour, Connecticut
"Reading Dare to be a Green Witch was a glimpse into authentic living. Using the knowledge handed down from generations these 'witches' have harnessed a green lifestyle without even trying to be trendy. This book is full of heartfelt stories and recipes for living green with plenty of resources sited. You will see their brews have the science to back up their claims. Pour yourself a cuppa and get ready to be entertained while you learn what green witchcraft really looks like and how easy it is for all of us to get back to our witchy roots!"—Karen Opper, owner of That Book Store in Wethersfield, Connecticut