You would be amazed at how much food is really around you, not to mention how often those plants are considered weeds. Most people know that dandelions are edible and you can make a wine from the flowers. What about clover? Did you know the leaves and flowers are also edible? It can be difficult […]
If you have oak trees near you, then you have access to a great bounty of food and medicine. If you want to learn more about how to take advantage of all the oak has to offer, here is an introduction to identifying oak trees, best harvesting practices, preperation and the many beneficial properties of […]
Foraging for garlic mustard is good for your health, your pocketbook, and the environment. Learn where to find it, and how to identify, harvest, and eat it. Garlic mustard is maligned as an invasive plant, and often controlled with herbicides. But that is a colossal waste, because it is also a nutritious cruciferous vegetable with […]
We were excited about having what we expected to be some wild edibles on our property – Jerusalem Artichokes! But the surprise was on us when it came time to dig up the tubers.
Autumn is persimmon time! Learn more about the delicious native edible, the American Persimmon, and how to enjoy it!