November’s Monthly Rhythm Podcast
Discover, connect, and ground in the season ahead.
Explore the cycles, plants, birds, foods, folklore, recipes, and more in our Monthly Rhythms podcast.
Every month brings a new spin on the rhythms that ground us in the season.
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Keep reading to learn more about what you will discover when you listen to this month’s podcast episode.
Monthly Rhythms November Podcast Content
In this month’s podcast episode, discover the following essential rhythms for November:
In this episode…
November’s Full Moon: The Beaver Moon
In the Monthly Rhythm’s November Podcast, we explore November’s full moon, which takes place on November 27th, 2023. Every month’s full moon is given a unique name, indicating seasonal changes or elements of nature that are abundant at that time.
In November, the full moon is called the Beaver Moon. It’s at this time of year when the beavers build their dams in preparation for winter.
The full moon of November is also sometimes referred to as the mourning moon, as this is the time of year when death is frequent and abundant.
The Bird of the Month for November
Every month, we pick a bird to learn about.
There are not typically many birds in November. However, waterfowl tends to be in abundance in flooded fields, farmland, shallow marshes, and flooded river beds.
Sandhill Cranes are the bird of the month for November 2023. They are a type of waterfowl in the crane family. They are omnivores who eat small fish, snails, frogs, and even nesting birds.
November’s Plant of the Month
Cranberry is the plant of the month for November. Prolific this time of year, cranberries accompany late autumn meals well.
Often used to help relieve symptoms from urinary tract infections (UTIs), cranberries are also packed with vitamin C and antioxidants. Making them a healthy plant to include in your feasting menus.
How to make Non-Alcoholic Lambswool
In this Monthly Rhythms November Podcast edition, we share a recipe for the old European harvest beverage for lambswool.
Typically, Lambswools are made as an alcoholic beverage, but they can be enjoyed sans alcohol and as an herbal punch addition to any holiday feast.
November’s Recipe of the Month
How to Make Lambswool
1 cup dried hibiscus flowers
1/4 cup dried sliced rose hips
1/4 cup sliced fresh ginger
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
5 cups of water
2-3 tablespoons of raw honey
Bring all of the ingredients to a boil. Once boiling, reduce the temperature and simmer for five minutes allowing the ingredients to step. Enjoy the beverage warm or cool and adorned with rosemary sprigs of slices of oranges.