Learn how to identify edible berries in your specific region.
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.
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. […]
Grape hyacinth aka “muscari” is a hotly debated weed in the gardening forums (if you cant believe that!). Some garden enthusiasts love it’s cheery color, it’s easy reproduction and how, as a weed, it usually dies off before it can choke out more desirable plants. Others hate how easily it takes over and how difficult […]
Shiso is a prolific edible weed here in Virginia and most of the East Coast. It can be dried and used as a medicinal tea, or simply eaten fresh. It tastes like a mixture between mint, licorice and basil. In an effort to use as much Shiso (Japanese Basil) as I could possibly harvest, I’ve […]
This super easy stovetop bread is an adaptation of what we used to call “Hoe Cake” and incorporates the beautiful and nutritious Elderberry bush flowers that are along creeks and roadside ditches this time of year. You can substitute any edible flower in this recipe but my favorite is the Elderflower. Serve it while hot […]