Hello, I'm Leya (pronunciation: Star Wars) the forager, baker, and herbalist behind Following Cairns. I reside in the Dakota Oyate homelands of Minnesota. All products contain a sustainably foraged element from the midwest region.
I am a beginner herbalist with a 100 hour certificate from Herban Roots Apprenticeship completed in 2021.
Baked goods are available for local pick-up only. These products are homemade and not subject to state inspection. Certified under the Minnesota Cottage Food law which prohibits shipping sales.
When foraging I always follow rules of reciprocity including:
- Never pick the first you see in that way you ensure you will never have picked the last.
- Say a prayer of thanks to the Creator.
- Give back to the area by picking up nearby trash managing a few displaced species crowding nearby or writing your local/state/federal officials regarding public land back.