FrontLine Farming a food and farmers advocacy group focusing on food growing, education, sovereignty and justice.

Our farming sites:

Sister Gardens :: 2861 52nd Ave.  Denver, CO • Celebration Garden :: 1650 South Birch St., Denver, CO Majestic View Farm :: 7000 Garrison St. Arvada, CO


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Yes, it’s the very same plant that causes unwary hikers such discomfort! But drying or cooking eliminates the sting, and the attractive plants have a long history of use in herbal medicine, as a medicinal shampoo and reputed to alleviate symptoms in cases of arthritis, enlarged prostate, and many other complaints. Also used in salt-reduced diets. Young shoots taste like spinach and are rich in vitamins and minerals especially iron. Nettle is one of the foundations of Bio-dynamic practices.


Maturity: 90-110 days
Size: 1-6’ height
Color: Green
Type: Medicinal

Stinging Nettle Herb