Resilience: Growing Edible & Medicinal Wild Plants

A food forest takes time to create.  It’s a big job, especially when you’ve got a lot of ground to cover. Although most of our property is forest, there are several acres that were cleared. Inch by inch we’ve been replacing grass with trees shrubs and other wonderful perennials. One of the lessons we’ve learned […]

Discovering Local Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants

Studying & documenting local wild edible plants throughout the changing seasons is a great way to to advance both your foraging and your gardening skills. For most people you don’t have to wander far to find these wild treasures. Many common garden “weeds” such as dandelion, chickweed, and purslane are nutritious edibles. Our ancestors knew […]