Found on every continent (other than Antarctica), this potent antibiotic lichen is easy to find, harvest, and store. Usnea is a definite must have in any medicine cabinet.
Based on thousands of years of Native American and Native Canadian knowledge, this 2 (optional 3) ingredient food is the ultimate survival food. Lightweight and nutrient dense, you can eat only pemmican for weeks with no ill effects! It is also incredibly shelf stable, up to 30 years according to some sources! If you don’t […]
Almost all honeybee products are either scientifically proven or alleged to have medicinal qualities. In this post, I discuss 7 things honeybees give us and what they’re good for.
“Bees have been around for tens of millions of years, providing a food source for many animals and acting as important pollinators for multitudes of plants. Scientists hypothesize that humans have been tapping this resource for at least 8,000 years based on a cave painting in Spain that depicts honey hunting. Honey hunting, simply breaking […]
Bean hole beans are a long tradition in North America, dating back to before the arrival of white settlers. Sort of the original crock pot cooking, bean hole beans are the ultimate set and forget food. Plus they’re delicious and can feed A LOT of people with little effort.
Porcupines are one of the easiest animals to track, and what fun they are too! They are also one of the animals you are the easiest to see out in the woods as they are not bothered by humans too much. Tracking porcupines is a wonderful winter activity for children and adults alike!