Autumn Olive Fruit Leather

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Simple autumn olive fruit leather is made from the delicious, nutritious berries of an invasive shrub. Transform a pest into a resource with this recipe.

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Foraging for Spicebush and Spicebush Ice Cream Recipe

Foraging for spicebush and spicebush ice cream recipe

Identification, traditional uses, and an excellent spicebush ice cream recipe are featured in this introduction to foraging for spicebush, Lindera benzoin.

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4 Wild Winter Teas and a Chocolate Drink

Wild winter teas

Make wild winter teas with birch twigs, white spruce needles, white pine needles, and spicebush twigs! All offer health benefits, great flavor, or both. Also, try a wild wintergreen chocolate drink. No need to stop foraging in winter!

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Hunting Ethically with Mind, Body and Soul: An Interview

Hunting Ethically

Hunting ethically for food, for wildlife management, and to understand one’s place within Nature: A hunter explains. Read his views, and weigh in on the discussion!

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10 Shrubs for a Wildlife-Friendly, Edible Landscape

10 Shrubs for a Wildlife-Friendly, Edible Landscape

Want to transform your backyard to a food producing garden that also attracts wildlife? Choosing from these 10 shrubs for a wildlife-friendly, edible landscape, would be a great start! Wildlife value and edible parts of each shrub are described.

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Survivalism, Technology, and Sustainability

Survivalism, Technology, and Sustainability

The survivalism trend is growing, but if taken to the extreme, the environmental impact could be disastrous. Ironically, modern technology can help us apply survival skills to sustainability causes. Here are some skills you can learn, and how you can use them to contribute to conservation.

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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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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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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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