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!
Chokecherries: where to find them, how to identify them, vital information you MUST know (including toxic precautions), and links to recipes and preservation methods. I love this little berry!
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 […]
As fall approaches, homesteaders are packing away food like squirrels. For some, however, the garden didn’t produce as much as what was needed or wanted. This needn’t be a time of panic for those with poor food storage. Here are seven other areas to consider to secure your food for the upcoming year.
All parts of the Linden tree are edible including the leaves, flowers, seeds, sap and bark. Learn how to identify and prepare this tasty wild edible.
Half the country is itching for the hunt. Mushroom hunt, that is! Morels are waiting to be found, but where? How do I find them? Whether you’re new to the hobby or you’re a veteran, here are some facts and tips about morels that you may not know!