Sustainable Living

  • Simply Cinnamon

    Cinnamon Cinnamomum cassia/burmannii Cinnamomum zeylanicum/verum I have a great fondness for the herbs we have in our kitchens, that we…

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  • Time to Build

    Turning the page into the new calendar year somehow enlists a huge cleansing craze and media blitz encouraging us to start fresh by introducing certain agents that help to purge out the toxicity of the year gone by. I find this ‘tradition’ to be one that is so unseasonably inaccurate it causes more harm than good. Cleansing the body, detoxification, takes energy and one needs access to live, fresh foods, full of nutrition and vitality to assist in the great task of taking out the garbage. ¬†Winter is a time to naturally slow down, reserve our energies and resources, build and nourish.

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  • Fermentation and Seasonal Changes

    Fermentation and Seasonal Changes The benefits of including Fermented Foods in the diet has widely been documented and reported. What…

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  • Herb of the Month: Dandelion

    HERB OF THE MONTH! Dandelion¬†Taraxacum officinale I have a deeply committed, long-term relationship with Dandelion, it being the first herb…

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  • Herb of the Month: Astragalus

    Astragalus, Astragalus membranaceus What brought me to want to share the knowledge of this herb was the intensity to which…

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  • Emery Herbals Celebrates Five Years in Winlaw!

    February 2017 marks Emery Herbals fifth year of business in Winlaw! Six years ago Colleen, along with her husband and…

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  • The Gift of the Darkness

    The start of November is a time that has a special place in my heart. It is a time where…

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  • HERB OF THE MONTH: Horsetail

    My earliest memory of interacting with majestic and ancient horsetail was in Elkwater, Alberta when I was a young girl.…

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  • 2016 CSW (Community Supported Wellness) Program

    Taking the basic concepts of a CSA I have created a herbal version called CSW, short for Community Supported Wellness. Emery Herbals is offering a 4 Season program designed to encourage sustainability, empowerment and independence with your wellness. In a time where health care is becoming unattainable, unaffordable, and unsatisfactory for many people, Emery Herbals commits to offering everyone a way to access health supportive means that enable one to take charge of their wellness. My role in your wellness is to provide you with access to what you need to heal and thrive.

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  • Nutrient Dense Lunch Ideas

    With Labour Day fast approaching the time of back to school preparations kick in to high gear. As we start…

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