Candace and Patrick chatted about GMO seeds and whether that technology is a thing of the past…or will be soon. They ruminated on climate change and how genetic modifications may or may not have an intregal relationship. Plus, they answered an Herbal 101 question on mugwort substitutes.
Elise and Jeff Higley, Oshala Farm
Elise & Jeff Higley are herb farmers in Southern Oregon, one of the meccas for herb farming in the US. They own and operate Oshala Farm, a mid scale organic family farm with over 80 varieties of medicinal herbs in production. Oshala Farm is the combination of Elise’s passion for western herbalism and Jeff’s passion for farming. Over the last 8 years they have learned through blood, sweat, tears and laughter what it takes to be a domestic herb farmer and how to keep farming financially sustainable while staying true to their earth centric values and organic regenerative practices.