Savor the Southwest – Safely!

Our full motto is: appreciating, nurturing, and using the products of the Southwest.

We harvest in a sustainable fashion and encourage you do the same.

Your food safety is important.  Many Southwest plants have very specific steps to follow to insure health.  From time to time we will post those harvesting guidelines in our blog.

Quick links to them are here:

Mesquite – Harvest Safely.



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About Salt

Our bodies need salt so that our nerves can fire and our muscles function. We need iodized salt to help our thyroid function as efficiently as possible. Yes, if you have access to seaweed and eat enough, that’s a healthy alternative.

Please do not let the medical establishment with their salt phobia keep you from taking care of your body. Salt doesn’t cause heart attacks. Sedentary lifestyle and excessive salt consumption can be a problem – but if you work outdoors or otherwise exercise every day, your body will need salt, especially here in the Southwest.



Disclaimer: The authors of this blog have researched the edibility of the materials we discuss, however, humans vary in their ability to tolerate different foods.  Individuals consuming flowers, plants, animals, or derivatives mentioned on this site and in our blogs do so entirely at their own risk. The authors on this site cannot be held responsible for any adverse reaction.  In case of doubt, please consult your doctor.

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We have teamed with the non-profit Tierra Del Sol Institute.  They offer Horticulture Therapy in Southwest nursing homes.  If you purchase something from one of our Amazon links they may get a few pennies.


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