Cookstown Greens

Foraged

We are surrounded by trees and wild, edible plants, so whether you're looking for a special garnish, or something to infuse we'll harvest exactly what you need.


Cedar Tips 

  • Hearty flavour
  • Used to make jelly and can be added to sauces and jus
  • Used to make infusions, teas, ointments and tinctures
  • Health benefits: anti-fungal, immune booster, improves blood flow
Cedar Tips, Cookstown Greens, Foraged

Pine Needles 

  • High in vitamin C (8 times as much as orange juice per volume)
  • High in vitamin A and contains several antioxidants
  • Used to make tea
  • Use in a hot bath or steam and inhale to help with congestion
Pine Needles, Cookstown Greens Organic Produce

Spruce Tips (Not Available)

  • The new buds of the spruce tree in the spring
  • Light, slightly lemony flavour
  • High in vitamin C
  • Can be eaten raw, pickled, cooked or used to make tea
Spruce Candles, Cookstown Greens Organic Produce

Spruce Sprigs

  • Mature needles typically harvested during the winter
  • Stronger, slightly more bitter flavour than the bud
  • High in vitamin C
  • Can be used for infusions and tea
Spruce Tips, Cookstown Greens Organic Produce


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