What is wild crafting? It is simply the harvesting of plants that grow without being cultivated, plants that grow in the wild. Some of these plants are native to North America but many were brought here by colonial settlers from Europe. I don’t have a lot of experience with this craft but I am keen to learn and lucky for me, Elisha has a lot of knowledge in this area.
“Mom, ever since we moved into this house it’s so strict and boring! We’re not allowed to climb, jump, drum, make any mess, go on adventures alone… You don’t trust me anymore! I had so much more freedom when we were camping.” This lament came from my tall fearless 8 year old daughter, whose name roughly translates into “wild adventurous and beautiful spirit”. We had just moved in-doors after living on the land in a tii pii for 5 months. She and her two younger brothers have had a childhood full of fun and some freedoms that seem to be