Pine Pollen: Stephen Bhuner

  • Good morning everyone! So I spent the day installing and upgrading a new add-on for AFN that effects our vendor and breeder forums. It's the same setup that we are using on High of the Tiger, but we didn't realize it would effect members a bit differently here on how it's been received.

    The major benefit of the add-on is that it allows breeders/vendors a global calendar (that they add their own events to,) a group media gallery, group discussion area, an information/about tab, and a few other goodies that should make the experience overall a better one.

    One major caveat to point out, the new groups (where you see the overlay) unfortuantely *REQUIRE* you to join them in order to post in them. This is done by design of the software (and I understand why,) however it's been requested to see if we can circumvent this somehow. I will inquire to the developer to see if it's an option available or one that can be added to future versions. So to be clear, you MUST JOIN the group to be able to post and reply, even if your existing threads were there before. We apologize for this minor inconvenience but it's a one-time deal and then it's back to business :-)
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    This will be for USA-based growers only (to start,) and the only requirements are 25 minimum post count to put in an entry (which you can do once per hour!)

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Really interesting interview @JM!

Pine pollen is such a superfood.
It's kind of annoying when the pollen blows and covers everything. But everything in the forest, all plants, animals and the soil benefit from it.
Pine pollen is an androgenic substance meaning it causes growth, regeneration, increases vigor, motivation and up lift moods.

This is the time right now when the catkins are falling and there has been some pollen flying around.
I hope to wild craft some catkins to make some tincture and capsules this year..

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I had to wait for the sun to come up and before it got too hot today.

The catkins are all over the place and have been falling for a couple weeks now.
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I collected a bag full
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Each catkin holds a lot of pollen
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And I saw evidence of animals eating them
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The tincture is already started it will take at least 3 weeks.
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Using the Trim Bin from Harvest More I'll be able to get just the pollen to put in capsules
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