Autumn Olive Jam and Why You Should Make It

Autumn olive jam

An invasive plant becomes a delicious jam. This autumn olive jam is made the old fashioned way, so it doesn’t separate. It’s thick, substantial, deliciously sweet-tart, and laden with health promoting anti-oxidants,

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4 Benefits of a Mixed Flock of Backyard Chickens

4 Benefits of a Mixed Flock of Backyard Chickens

Unsure if you want a single breed or a “rainbow” flock of hens? Most backyard chicken keepers will get more out of a mixed flock of heritage breeds. Here’s why.

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Foraging Aronia Berries, Wild Super Food

Foraging Aronia Berries

Learn about identification, health benefits, and uses of chokeBerry, one of the less well known edible wild plants, in Foraging Aronia Berries. You will also learn not to confuse it with the better known chokeCHerry.

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6 Tips for Drying Tomatoes

6 tips for drying tomatoes

Learn how to select, prepare, and properly dry tomatoes, for excellent results and safe storage, in 6 Tips for Drying Tomatoes.

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Chocolate Goat Milk Ice Cream Sandwiches

Chocolate Goat Milk Ice Cream Sandwiches

This delicious goat milk ice cream contains no cow milk products. Egg yolks make it rich and creamy. The egg whites are used in the oatmeal cookies which stay soft when frozen. They’re the perfect complement for Chocolate Goat Milk Ice Cream Sandwiches.

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Seedless Elderberry Apple Jam

Seedless elderberry apple jam

Great flavor from wild elderberries, and natural pectin from slightly under-ripe apples, blend perfectly in this old fashioned Seedless Elderberry Apple Jam. Delicious on toast, in pbj sandwiches, and mixed with plain yogurt. Try this one. It’s a winner.

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15 Trees for a Wildlife-Friendly, Edible Landsape

Trees for a wildlife-friendly, edible landscape

Want to transform your backyard to a food producing, wildlife-friendly garden? Start by choosing from these 15 trees for a wildlife-friendly, edible landscape. Wildlife value and edible parts of each tree are described.

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Giant Silk Moths and their Decline

Giant Silk Moths and their Decline

An introduction to our largest and showiest moths: Why some are declining and how you can help, are discussed in Giant Silk Moths and their Decline. This was inspired by our recent sighting of an imperial moth, a species which has been declining for decades here in the northeast.

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Peaches and Cream Pops or Peach Ice Cream

Peaches and Cream Pops

What could be better than easy-to-make and lusciously smooth peaches and cream pops? Fresh peaches and a no-cook base give it a fresh old fashioned flavor. It also works wonderfully well as an ice cream!

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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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