Celebrating Herbal Chia Seeds on National Chia Day

Chia Seeds

“Gardeners might be surprised to know that the Chia seed comes from an herb – a Salvia plant (Salvia hispanica).” Today is National Chia Day. This day recognizes the tiny yet powerful chia seed – one of the most nutrient-rich foods on the planet.   And I know what you’re probably thinking right now -…

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Remembering San Francisco’s First Naming as the “Good Herb” City

San Francisco

“San Francisco was originally known as Yerba Buena – Spanish for good herb, a small mint-like plant early explorers found.” Over the years, people have left their hearts in San Francisco.   The author Rudyard Kipling said, San Francisco has only one drawback – ’tis hard to leave.   Paul Kanter of Jefferson Airplane said,…

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