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“Adventures in Urban Bike Farming” autographed book & digital downloads

“Adventures in Urban Bike Farming” autographed book & digital downloads$14.99

Equal parts historical document, confessional memoir and social critique, this book tells the story of “Sunroot Gardens,” a bicycle-based urban farming operation that the author founded and cultivated in Portland, Oregon, in the early 2000’s. Made famous by the local media—including the Willamette Week, Sellwood Bee, Portland Monthly, KBOO, Oregonian and In Good Tilth—Sunroot Gardens […]

Wild Lettuce tincture, 1 oz.

Wild Lettuce tincture, 1 oz.$11.99

Contains:  Certified organic alcohol; wild spring water; extract of dried, organically-­grown Lactuca serriola. Well-­known as a mild but effective sedative with opiate­-like effects. See erowid for more.

Digestive Bitters tincture, 1 oz.

Digestive Bitters tincture, 1 oz.$9.99 Sold Out

Consuming bitter herbs before or after a meal is a centuries-long tradition. Many cultures serve a bitter “aperitif” before eating, or a “digestif” afterwards. (See Wikipedia for more info.) Taken before eating, bitters jump-start the digestive system, priming it for food. Afterwards, bitters encourage continued secretion of essential digestive juices. Bitters are especially useful for […]

Sun Opener (“Sinicuichi”) tincture, 1/2 oz.

Sun Opener (“Sinicuichi”) tincture, 1/2 oz.$7.99

Sacred to the Aztecs, who called it “Sinicuichi”. Reputedly causes feelings of well-being, orange-tinged vision & intensifying of memories, including of prenatal events. May cause visual and auditory hallucinations. See Erowid for more information: [ vault ] We also offer the seed here.

Klip Dagga tincture: Flowers & Foliage, 1 oz.

Klip Dagga tincture: Flowers & Foliage, 1 oz.$14.99

Contains:  Extract of flowers and foliage of Leonotis nepetaefolia in 50% Certified Organic corn alcohol and 50% wild spring water. We discovered this amazing plant a few years ago in the Horizon Herbs seed catalog.  Also known as “Cordao” and “Shandilay”, this member of the Mint Family is native to India and tropical Africa.  We grew a […]

Klip Dagga tincture: Foliage, 1 oz.

Klip Dagga tincture: Foliage, 1 oz.$14.99

Contains:  Extract of foliage of Leonotis nepetaefolia in 50% Certified Organic corn alcohol and 50% wild spring water. We discovered this amazing plant a few years ago in the Horizon Herbs seed catalog.  Also known as “Cordao” and “Shandilay”, this member of the Mint Family is native to India and tropical Africa.  We grew a 100+ specimen […]

Mullein & Garlic Ear Oil, 1/2 oz.

Mullein & Garlic Ear Oil, 1/2 oz.$4.99

Mullein flowers are one of the few plant medicines specifically beneficial for ear health. Combined with garlic and infused into oil, this is a gentle but effective treatment for ear-aches, and is often used for children. Only one drop at a time is needed, so a 1/2 bottle will go quite a ways. We used […]

Horehound Throat Spray w/Mullein, 1 oz. atomizer

Horehound Throat Spray w/Mullein, 1 oz. atomizer$9.99

This handy atomizer fits in a pocket or purse, perfect to take with you anywhere. Simply spritz the back of your throat for instant relief.   Carry during cold season, and to concerts, bars, or parties where you might be shouting or breathing smoke. In Washington and Colorado, where recreational marijuana use is now legal, keep one […]

St. Johnswort salve, 2 oz. tin

St. Johnswort salve, 2 oz. tin$11.99 Sold Out

St. Johnswort has antibacterial & astringent properties and is used for treating minor wounds and burns, sunburns, abrasions, bruises, contusions, ulcers, myalgia, and more. Pharmacological research supports these uses. Ingredients: Certified-organic olive oil beeswax (from organically-raised bees) extract of sustainably wild-crafted St. Johnswort (Hypericum perforatum) This two ounce tin features a screw-top lid because they are easy to […]

Gardener salve, 2 oz. tin

Gardener salve, 2 oz. tin$11.99

Marigold florets have anti-inflammatory properties and have been used externally to treat rheumatism. Yarrow also has anti-inflammatory properties and is used for treating mild abrasions and bruises, muscle aches and arthritis. Lemon Balm also has anti-inflammatory properties. Ingredients: Certified-organic olive oil beeswax (from organically-raised bees) extract of organically-grown Marigold (Tagetes sp.) extract of Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) extract of Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) […]

Eczema salve, 2 oz. tin

Eczema salve, 2 oz. tin$11.99

Both Chickweed & Klip Dagga have been used for treating eczema. As far as we know, this is the only skin treatment on the market that combines the two. Ingredients: Certified-organic olive oil beeswax (from organically-raised bees) extract of organically-grown Chickweed (Stellaria medea) extract of Klip Dagga (Leonotis nepetifolia) This two ounce tin features a screw-top lid because they […]

Comfrey salve, 2 oz. tin

Comfrey salve, 2 oz. tin$11.99 Sold Out

Comfrey is used topically for bruises, external wounds and sores, Comfrey contains allantoin, which has regenerative effects on cells and tissue. Also used to treat skin disorders such as eczema and psoriasis. Ingredients: Certified-organic olive oil beeswax (from organically-raised bees) extract of organically-grown Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) This two ounce tin features a screw-top lid because they are […]

Burns & Wounds salve, 2 oz. tin

Burns & Wounds salve, 2 oz. tin$11.99 Sold Out

St. Johnswort has antibacterial & astringent properties and is used for treating minor wounds and burns, sunburns, abrasions, bruises, contusions, ulcers, myalgia, and more. Calendula has anti-viral and anti-inflammatory properties and is used to treat burns (including sunburn), bruises, scrapes, and overly-dry skin.  Comfrey is used topically for bruises, external wounds and sores, Comfrey contains allantoin, which […]

Bug-Bite salve, 2 oz. tin

Bug-Bite salve, 2 oz. tin$11.99

Docks & Plantains are traditionally used as a pair for bug bites, especially bee stings. Ingredients: Certified-organic olive oil beeswax (from organically-raised bees) extract of organically-grown Yellow Dock (Rumex crispus) extract of organically-grown Lance-leaf Plantain (Plantago lanceolata) This two ounce tin features a screw-top lid because they are easy to open & close!  (Pop-top lids get tricky […]

Anti-viral salve, 2 oz. tin

Anti-viral salve, 2 oz. tin$11.99

All of these herbs have anti-viral properties. Lemon Balm in particular has been used as an effective treatment for herpes. Ingredients: Certified-organic olive oil beeswax (from organically-raised bees) extract of Self Heal (Prunella vulgaris) extract of Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) extract of Calendula (Calendula officinalis) extract of St. Johnswort (Hypericum perforatum) All herbs organically-grown/ethically-wildcrafted by us. This two ounce tin […]

Anti-fungal salve, 2 oz. tin

Anti-fungal salve, 2 oz. tin$11.99

Both Cedar and Black Walnut hulls are powerful medicines, used for treating fungal disorders of the skin. Caution: some people might experience a quickening heart rate from using Black Walnut hulls. Ingredients: Certified-organic olive oil beeswax (from organically-raised bees) extract of ethically-wildcrafted Red Cedar (Thuja plicata) extract of sustainably ground-scored Black Walnut hulls (Juglans nigra) This […]

Santolina, Grey – seed packet

Santolina, Grey – seed packet$2.99 Sold Out

(Santolina chamaecyparissus) Hardy perennial in the Aster Family, native to the Mediterranean. Also called, “Lavender Cotton”. Low-lying woody shrub with grey fuzzy leaves, 8-18” tall, with sprawling habit in maturity. Globular yellow inflorescences. Sometimes trimmed neatly as part of a “knot garden”. Lovely companion to Green Santolina, Cardoon, and Wormwood. Entire plant highly aromatic. Dried […]

Santolina, Green – seed packet

Santolina, Green – seed packet$2.99 Sold Out

(Santolina virens) Hardy perennial in the Aster Family, native to the Mediterranean. Low-lying woody shrub with bright green leaves, 8-18” tall, with sprawling habit in maturity. Globular yellow inflorescences. Sometimes trimmed neatly as part of a “knot garden”. Lovely companion to Grey Santolina, Cardoon, and Wormwood. Entire plant highly aromatic. Dried Santolina has been kept […]

Rue – seed packet

Rue – seed packet$2.99

(Ruta graveolens) Hardy Perennial in the Citrus Family, native to the Mediterranean. Regally ornamental blue-green foliage was model for Club symbol on playing cards. Exquisite flowers: four yellow petals and four flung-out stamens surround a bright green, superior ovary that resembles a tiny pock-skinned citrus fruit. 12-24” tall. Prized by the French as a kitchen […]

White Campion – seed packet

White Campion – seed packet$3.49

(Silene latifolia) Perennial in the Pink Family, native to Eurasia & N. Africa. Clumping plant of narrow leaves, evergreen in mild climates, gives rise to profusion of five-petaled white flowers. To 24” tall. Large inferior ovaries mature into seedpods that begin “popping” around the Fourth of July, scattering seeds. Unusually, immature seeds are dark-colored and […]

Dock, Yellow – seed packet

Dock, Yellow – seed packet$2.99

(Rumex crispus) Perennial in the Buckwheat Family, native to Eurasia. Narrow, wavy-edged leaves, green in Spring, yellow and red in Fall. Stems reddish, roots yellow. Flower spikes 3-6′ high. A remarkably useful plant for food, medicine and dye. Every garden should have some Dock and some Plantago in the garden for treating bee-stings on the […]

Tomato, Cherry “Sugarlump” – seed packet

Tomato, Cherry “Sugarlump” – seed packet$2.99

(Solanum lycopersicum) Perennial in the Nightshade Family, native to Central America, grown as an annual outside the Tropics. Indeterminate vines to 6′ long, longer in hot areas. Sweet red fruits. Planting suggestions: Average garden soil, with appropriate tomato amendments. Full Sun. Start indoors 4-6 weeks before the Final Frost. Follow standard procedure for potting up, […]

Dock, Curly – seed packet

Dock, Curly – seed packet$2.99

(Rumex crispus) Perennial in the Buckwheat Family, native to Eurasia. Narrow, wavy-edged leaves, green in Spring, yellow and red in Fall. Stems reddish, roots yellow. Flower spikes 3-6′ high. A remarkably useful plant for food, medicine and dye. Every garden should have some Dock and some Plantago in the garden for treating bee-stings on the […]

Tomato, Cherry “Yellow Galena” – seed packet

Tomato, Cherry “Yellow Galena” – seed packet$2.99 Sold Out

(Solanum lycopersicum) Perennial in the Nightshade Family, native to Central America, grown as an annual outside the Tropics. Indeterminate vines to 6′ long, longer in hot areas. Yellow fruits. Planting suggestions: Average garden soil, with appropriate tomato amendments. Full Sun. Start indoors 4-6 weeks before the Final Frost. Follow standard procedure for potting up, hardening […]

Sheep sorrel – seed packet

Sheep sorrel – seed packet$2.99

(Rumex acetosella) Perennial in the Buckwheat Family, native to Eurasia. Small (1-3”) arrow-shaped leaves, sour in flavor. Ground-cover habit that forms a spreading mat. One of the Essiac Herbs, claimed to be anti-cancer. Very drought-tolerant once established. Planting suggestions: Thrives on poor, disturbed soils, including heavy clay. Full sun. Direct-sow seeds around time of Final […]

Tomato, Cherry “Zeus” – seed packet

Tomato, Cherry “Zeus” – seed packet$3.49

(Solanum lycopersicum) Perennial in the Nightshade Family, native to Central America, grown as an annual outside the Tropics. Sprawling indeterminate vines in multitude, to at least 6′ long. Generous clusters of fruit mature in sequence towards the tip, providing continual daily harvest during the season. “Zeus” is of a much-appreciated lineage of “compost pile cherry […]

Rhubarb, Garden – seed packet

Rhubarb, Garden – seed packet$2.99

(Rheum rhabarbarum) Perennial in the Buckwheat Family, native to Eurasia. Old-fashioned stand-by, favored for pies and sauces. Delightfully tart stalks also enjoyed raw by some. Leaves are avoided because of high oxalic acid content. This seed collected from the “Victoria” variety, but expect some variation. Drought-tolerant once established. Planting suggestions: Rich soil, worked deeply. Full […]