Filé powder, also known as gumbo filé, is an herbal powder made from the dried and ground leaves of the sassafras tree (Sassafras albidum), native to eastern North America. The roots and bark of this same plant were the original base for root beer.
Welcome to The Carman Farm where we specialize in foraged organic vegetables and mushrooms. We are located in central Indiana and harvest everything from our local surrounding. We also cultivate various culinary mushrooms including Lion's mane, Oyster and Reishi. It is our goal to provide top-quality locally foraged products for enjoyment and medicinal purposes.