Month: August 2015

15 August, 2015 Charlena Edge 0 Comment

This semester, I learned to assess the quality and purity of herbs. As part of our training, my class spent time working at the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) labs in College Park, MD. JIFSAN was established between the United States Food and Drug Administration and the University of Maryland in 1996. “The Institute is a jointly administered, multidisciplinary research, education and outreach program” which promotes food safety, human nutrition, and animal health. We received briefings…

1 August, 2015 Charlena Edge 0 Comment

I am heartbroken writing this post. My daughter and I watched as her mom went into labor and delivered her on webcam for the world to see. We, along with millions of viewers watched her drop to the ground and held our breath each time she attempted to stand. When she fell, we “awwwwwed”, when she finally found her footing, we cheered. We watched her nurse for the first time, then test mama’s food before she started to eat for…


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Charlena Edge

Charlena Edge

Hi, welcome to my humble abode! I’m Charlena, wife, mother of two, pet mommy, full-time worker, sporadic crafter, former floral designer, trial and error gardener, future chicken owner, and wanna be farmer. I have a Master’s degree in Therapeutic Herbalism. In between my disjointed, seemingly unrelated posts, I hope to share some of what I’ve learned. Thanks for stopping by!

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