With these 5 plants found in the wild you can supplement some of your fresh produce and make a nice salad, tea and other healthy dishes!
Just upstream from where I harvest ramps, I found a nice patch of watercress, a perennial green which grows wild in shallow areas of streams and has a wonderful peppery taste. It is especially tender in the spring, and can be used fresh in salads, or as an ingredient in soup. Here’s how I made […]
Did you know that your backyard can provide you with a lovely salad bar of sorts, free for the picking? A few weeks ago, we gathered dandelion greens from our homestead and used them to prepare a lovely wilted greens salad.
Foraging for free fruit can be a productive way to provide more produce to feed your family especially if you aren’t scared off by a few worms or bugs. We were able to glean 10 pounds of homemade applesauce from a 20 pound box of free wormy apples. Here are 5 tips we have learned […]