Episode 2: Local Food in a Global Pandemic

Episode 2: Local Food in a Global Pandemic
Episode 2 of the Science Witch Podcast!

Welcome to the second episode of the Science Witch Podcast! Anjel and Iris have a guest this time and we talk about the dramatically increasing interest in gardening, urban foraging and local food systems more generally with Cricket, a fellow queer witch and plant enthusiast. Tune in for inspiration, insights and cozy conversation—and then please get in touch to tell us what you loved and what you’d like to learn more about. Also… please let others know about what we’re up to so we can grow this sweet little community of ours!

Global Supply Chain Breaking down
https://www.forbes.com/sites/sap/2020/04/02/how-covid-19-exposed-weaknesses-in-the-global-supply-chain/#387e1942305f

Dandelions – Taraxacum officinale
https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/dandelion-benefits#section1

Dead Nettle -Lamium purpureum
https://www.ediblewildfood.com/purple-deadnettle.aspx

Chickweed – Stellaria media
https://practicalselfreliance.com/chickweed/

Bittercrest- Cardamine hirsuta
https://www.wildedible.com/bittercress

Lavender – Lavandula angustifolia
https://www.healthline.com/health/what-lavender-can-do-for-you

Magnolia grandifolia or virginiana) –
http://www.eattheweeds.com/edible-flowers-part-six/

Purslane- Portulaca oleracea
https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/purslane#section1

Mullein- Verbascum thapsus
https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/mullein-tea

Lemon Balm- Melissa officinalis
https://www.healthline.com/health/lemon-balm-uses#side-effects-and-risks

Grimoire of the thorn blooded witch by Raven Grimossi
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18654411-grimoire-of-the-thorn-blooded-witch

Roses –
https://www.tyrantfarms.com/stop-and-eat-the-roses-edible-roses-garden/

The Wild Medicine Solution
Healing with Aromatic, Bitter, and Tonic Plants
By Guido Masé
https://www.urbanmoonshine.com/products/wild-medicine-solution

Citizen Science –
https://www.nationalgeographic.org/idea/citizen-science-projects/

Phenology – https://www.usanpn.org/

WeMoon- https://wemoon.ws/

Plants to Grow-
Comfrey -Symphytum
-https://www.healthline.com/health/what-is-comfrey
Lemon Balm-
https://harvesttotable.com/how_to_grow_lemon_balm/
Rosemary-
https://www.almanac.com/plant/rosemary
Mint-
https://www.almanac.com/plant/mint
Tulsi- Ocimum tenuiflorum
https://www.healthline.com/health/food-nutrition/basil-benefits
Oregano-
https://www.almanac.com/plant/oregano
Thyme –
https://www.thekitchn.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-growing-thyme-221268

Other plants mentioned

Licorice – https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211383515000799