Desert lilies, Hesperocallis undulata, along the wash on the way to Vista del Malpais before sunrise. Dried desert trumpets, Eriogonum inflatum, along the wash.
Red maids, Calandrinia ciliata, at the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve. Red maid seeds were eaten by Chumash people and were a highly esteemed […]
On Sunday, March 7, I hosted a Native Foods Cooking Class with Abe Sanchez, master basketweaver and native foods aficionado. Here is a photo […]
Mixtec elder Don Erasto Camacena, a local herbalist and healer, joined Mel Vernon, Chair of the San Luis Rey Band of Luiseño Indians, to give […]
On Monday, February 22, the Indian Rock Native Garden Collaboration took a fieldtrip to the Tierra Miguel Organic Biodynamic Farm in Pauma Valley, CA. Mel […]
On Friday, February 26, Rose Ramirez and I will be giving our ethnobotanical presentation at the Fullerton Arboretum. Brenda Bowser, anthopologist at California State […]