Seasonal Remedies

cold weather foods

Cold Weather Foods

We’ve compiled our version of winter food groups with specific cold weather foods to help you roast, stew, sauté, and simmer your way to spring.


preserve fresh herbs

6 Ways to Preserve Fresh Herbs

Autumn is bittersweet. The burst of color left behind as plants gather their energy inward for the winter is a delight, but it also means that the outward signs of life will retreat into the dormant  – and often barren landscape. Even though the bounty of the Hildegarden has waned, we can still gather what remains,…

Vernal Equinox

Spring Vernal Equinox

Vernal Equinox, from the Latin aequinoctium, aequus (equal) and nox (night), was March 20th this year in 2016. It marks the beginning of astronomical spring, which is when the position of the Earth and Sun, results in (almost) equal daylight and darkness.

Hildegard Easter

Happy Hildegard Viriditas Easter

If you celebrate Easter, consider how the resurrection can inspire you to create growth in your life, to encourage the greening of viriditas in yourself and those around you.

Happy Solstice Day

Happy Solstice Day!

The ideas of rebirth, creation, and spiritual fire associated with the winter solstice can be powerful inspiration for us as we look for ways to begin anew. The challenge can be to create a happy solstice day.