There are an abundance of lovely and useful plants that we can plant in our yards and gardens. And there are even more available to us in our surrounding areas. By learning how to wildcraft, you can expand your number of species available to you, even if you have no yard of your own.
Hunting for morel mushrooms? Foraging for wild edibles and wildcrafting is a fun, rewarding, and delicious homesteading pastime. Take a look at these quick tips and tricks, recipes for how to cook them, and a high-tech way to take your morel hunting to the next level!
The common thistle is terribly misunderstood in our day and age – even criminalized by state governments who put a bounty on her purple crown. But thistles are more than a pesky weed, they stabilize the soil, provide food for bees, butterflies, and all sorts of wild critters, and can even be downright good for […]
Foraging for food is super satisfying, but for these 5 foods you do not have to travel far to find them. In fact you can probably forage from your backyard for this list. It might surprise you that you can eat them, but you can, and they are delicious!
We have been studying the fascinating world of herbal medicines for many years and have had wonderful luck healing ourselves and staying healthy. We are now taking our next step and diving into wildcrafting our own medicines from the herbs growing wild on our homestead.
Foraging in Alaska may seem impossible to those who haven’t been here long. Long, cold, dark winters with seemingly no life make it a tough landscape. But underneath all that snow, Alaska is an amazing food source for those who know what they are looking for.