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.
Summertime in Alaska means berries. Lots and lots of berries. From one end to the other, Alaska is covered in wild berries, both edible and not. Be sure you’re set for a busy summer of foraging in Alaska for wild berries.
Meet five of my favorite herbal allies – who also happen to be wildly abundant in the Colorado Rockies. Mugwort, Uva Ursi, Usnea and more! How to identify, harvest and use the food and medicine that grows wild and free in the wilderness.
Every year the Holistic Homestead hosts a Wildcrafting Party to meet some of our local edible and medicinal plants that grow wild and free in the Colorado Rockies at our homestead 9,200 feet above sea level. In this article you will see some of the highlights of how we teach Wildcrafting with herbalist Kate Miller […]
Since moving to the Ozark’s Kevin and Sarah have been hearing people talk about eating Poke Sallet. Yes, that is spelled correctly, even though it is pronounced like “salad”. This past weekend our pastor picked some poke weed and gave it to us at church and told us once again how we should try it. […]
Picking blueberries in Alaska and making blueberry pancakes with them is a fun way to spend the day! Includes recipe for raw pack canning blueberries with low sugar.