Marsha Goldberg: Marshmallow Root
A Food that Might Have Prevented the Irish Potato Famine
One of the benefits of seed saving is a deep knowledge of the plant life of your region. Marsha Goldberg, owner of Eagleridge Seeds on Salt Spring Island, reminds us that even now we only use a small amount of Nature’s bounty. In this video, she talks about the trouble with monoculture, and tells how the herb Marshmallow could have mitigated Ireland’s great potato famine.
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