In this How to article. You will learn how to harvest ripe elderberries with tips and tricks to make your harvesting elderberry simpler.
Foraging for wild food is an ancient practice. Our forefathers knew this practice to be a direct physical connection to the Earth. A connection that brings a person to the deepest appreciation and understanding of the natural world.by Bethany StaffieriBenefits of Wild EdiblesToday’s modern lifestyle interrupts this foraging tradition and is nutritionally one of the missing […]
I am a pushover for the 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 autumn are the best time to harvest ripe […]
Chickweed is a common wild edible plant that is packed with vitamins and minerals. What does a hardcore macho, worm eating, outdoor survival teaching, professional eat for breakfast? Chickweed of course. Chickweed or Stellaria media, has juicy, tender, slightly sweet leaves and stalks. For a quick go to food in spring. Chickweed is an excellent […]
Summertime Berries means picking time in the Northwest. Fresh juicy ripe edible berries! We enjoyed a big pan of blackberry cobbler from these ripe berries we picked. If you have not been berry picking in the Pacific Northwest, my only question for you. Is why not? Summertime Berries of the Northwest Blackberry yum Homemade Blackberry cobbler […]