18 Best Foraging Blogs

18 Best Foraging Blogs

These 18 Best Foraging Blogs are a great resource, whether edible wild plants are food, medicine, or a curiosity for you. Blog authors are scientists, naturalists, chefs, homesteaders, and herbalists. Each is profiled to help you find what you need.

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Raspberry Ice Cream with Oats and Honey

Raspberry Ice Cream with Oats and Honey

Loaded with healthful ingredients, raspberry ice cream with oats and honey is a delightfully rustic treat. It’s based on a Scottish dessert called cream crowdie, traditionally served at summer weddings.

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Gardening for Pollinators: 8 Tips

Gardening for pollinators: 8 tips

Pollinators are key species in all ecosystems, and you can help reverse their decline by gardening for pollinators with these 8 tips.

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Chai Spiced Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Chai spiced vanilla bean ice cream

Lusciously smooth and creamy chai spiced vanilla bean ice cream, is a delightful dessert any time of year. Steeping crushed green cardamom pods, a stick of cinnamon, and a split vanilla bean in the cream, lend it exceptional deliciousness!

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Garlic Mustard Pesto with Baby Spinach

Garlic mustard pesto with baby spinach

This garlic mustard pesto is mellowed with baby spinach. Who would have thought a common weed could make such a delightful pasta sauce? It does. Put an invasive plant to good use with this tasty version of an Italian classic.

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Foraging Garlic Mustard, an Edible Invasive Plant

Foraging garlic mustard. Where to find it, and how to identify, harvest, and eat it.

Foraging 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.

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Growing Corn in Small Spaces: 6 Tips

6 Tips for Growing Corn in Small Spaces

Follow these 6 tips for growing corn in small spaces, and you, too, can get delicious ears of corn full of plump, juicy kernels, from your own backyard.

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Milkweed Meal: ID it and Make Milkweed Radish Salad

Milkweed Radish Salad, made with shoots of common milkweed

Learn to identify common milkweed and use this recipe to make a milkweed meal. A simple salad of milkweed shoots and radishes is an easy and tasty way to enjoy this plant in spring. Cooking the radishes sweetens them and reduces the sharpness.

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Strawberry Fleeceflower Yogurt Pops

Strawberry knotweed yogurt pops

These refreshing, sweet-tart strawberry fleeceflower yogurt pops are made with the juice of wild fleeceflower (Japanese knotweed). The plant is easy to find, and the pops are easy to make. A great foray into cooking with wild edibles, and it turns an invasive plant into a food resource.

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Japanese Knotweed Identification and Juicing

JAPANESE KNOTWEED IDENTIFICATION AND JUICING Shown here are tough, older stalks cut lengthwise in preparation for juicing.

Learning Japanese knotweed identification and juicing lets you transform an invasive plant into a valuable food resource. The plant is easy to find and identify, and the tasty, tart juice is easy to make.

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