In this How to article. You will learn how to harvest ripe elderberries with tips and tricks to make your harvesting elderberry simpler.
Melissa officinalis or Lemon Balm in common speak. Is a member of the mint family (Lamiaceae). A medicinal, square stemmed herb originating from southern Europe. Lemon Balm is now a naturalized medicinal plant in the US and Canada. Sometimes called Bee Balm as honeybees favor this herbaceous plant. Mildly antiviral, the hairy leaves made into […]
Foraging edible mushrooms in the forests of the Oregon coast led us to this striking King Bolete. A popular edible for mushroom foragers. Each fall this choice mushroom springs forth from the damp earth of the forest floor. Providing an array of fungi and other beneficial wild edible plants. Boletes edulis, also known as Porcine, […]
I am a pushover for the edible blue elderberry. Sambucus cerulea and S. racemosa, an amazing shrub that offers the knowledgeable forager a tremendous bounty of uses. Parts of the blue elderberry are used for making friction fire, musical instruments, hunting weapons, and traps. late summer and early fall are the best time to harvest […]
This is the recommended gear list for our California & Oregon Weekend Survival School. Including our longer overnight camps. All items on the checklist below are important for an enjoyable and comfortable wilderness survival weekend experience. Gear List Tent, ground tarp, and sleeping pad. Rent a tent/pad, and a carving knife for camp Sleeping bag, […]