Many people rely on roadkill for food and income. Many more collect it just for educational purposes and for fun. It is one hobby, though, that often skirts around the law. This post addresses the legalities of picking up roadkill and suggests some tips on how to do it safely and without fear of the […]
If you live in the eastern half of the United States it’s likely that autumn olive grows in your area. It’s so easy to forage and the puree is perfect for making a tasty autumn olive ketchup! 14w
Everything you need to know in order to find, harvest, and process your own chaga mushroom without disturbing the ecosystem.
This wild edible is a favorite among foragers. It’s luxurious texture and ability to take flavors make is a suitable replacement for seafood.
Sixty species of Juniper are known worldwide and they are hardy to a zone 3. That means your chances of seeing one in your homesteading adventures is pretty good. What would you do with one? Some species have edible fruit, and various other parts of the tree can be harvested for other needs. Here is […]
The best resource to the new forager is hands-down an expert from the area who goes with you to tell you what’s safe, what’s not, and how to prepare your loot. Few of us have this resource. For the rest of us, it can be intimidating to know where to start. Here are my three […]