Synopses & Reviews
Since the 1973 publication of Storey's first Country Wisdom Bulletin, our commitment to preserving the arts, crafts, and skills of country life has never wavered. We now have more than 200 titles in this series of 32-page publications, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins contain practical, hands-on instructions designed to help you master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. From traditional skills to the newest techniques, Storey's Bulletins provide a foundation of earth-friendly information for the way you want to live today.
Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
About the Author
Herbal educator and speaker Joyce A. Wardwell has been studying herbal medicine and wild edibles for over 20 years. Editor and publisher of Herbal Voices, Joyce has also written for Country Journal magazine and has authored the Storey book, The Herbal Home Remedy Book. She is a member of the American Herbalists Guild and Northeast Herb Association. Additionally, Joyce is the director of 7th Direction, a non-profit, sustainable lifestyle organization. She currently lives in East Jordan, Michigan.
Table of Contents
Basic Equipment: As Close as Your Kitchen
Base Ingredients and Carriers
Which Herb to Use?
The Spirit of Medicinal Herbalism
The Traditional Apothecary
Homespun Alchemy: Making Medicinal Wine
My Favorite Medicinal Wine Recipes
Bittersweets: Making Syrups
Making Sugar-Free Syrups