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!
With the coming of Summer, so comes the sunshine, the warmth….and the dandelions! If you’re like us, you don’t spray chemicals on your lawn, so you have organic dandelions. Why not try your hand at making some Dandelion Wine? Making Wild Wines is a fun hobby and you can end up with all kinds of […]
Foraging can be an intimidating thing to start. The perception seems to be that you can only go out gathering wild food if you are already an expert! My teacher heart wants to tell you, though, that if you only try to do something once you feel like you know “it all,” you’ll never […]
Every time I go out I’m reminded of the massive amount of food that goes to waste in lawns and yards across America. We see it all the time. Fruit trees with fruit rotting on the ground because no one was there to pick it. Well, I do. I am an urban forager and foraging […]
Ever look out across your yard and think there is just a bunch of weeds in your grass, maybe brambles on the side of the road. Or perhaps you see just weeds and such growing out in your pasture? Did you know that many of those ‘weeds’ are edible and medicinal? No? That is ok, […]
When the fall winds move in, they start to blow the branches of the Russian Olive to the ground. Fortunately the olives stay attached, and we love to go collect these branches after a good wind storm. If you haven’t tried these nutrient powerhouses for yourself, you’re missing out!