Dandelion Greens Salad

April 21, 2015 Kendra 2

Did you know there’s food right under your feet? You’ll never go hungry when you know how to find it! Dandelions are an easy wild food for beginner foragers. Here’s a yummy recipe to get you started with wild edibles.

Wild Foraging: Mayapples

April 29, 2014 Kendra 18

I was so excited when I finally learned what the umbrella-like leaves that are popping up all over the forest floor are. Especially that they have edible fruits!!

Cooked Dandelion Greens

April 3, 2014 Kendra 23

Dandelions are a great introduction to wild foraging if you’re new to eating “weeds”. Dandelion greens are easy to identify and tasty to eat… if you pick them at just the right time!

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A New Wild Edible Discovered: Purslane!

May 20, 2012 Kendra 25

This “weed” is super nutritious, and is packed with Omega-3 fatty acids and tons of essential vitamins. Not only that, but it tastes great, too!! Here’s what I’ve discovered about purslane, and why I won’t be pulling it out of my garden beds anymore!

Are Wild Strawberries Edible?

July 13, 2011 Kendra 65

I’ve always heard that wild strawberries were poisonous, so I’ve been telling my kids not to eat the ones we have growing in our yard. But then I read somewhere that they were actually delicious and safe… so which is it? Here’s what I’ve learned…

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How To Can Honeysuckle Jelly

May 14, 2011 Kendra 61

I love this stuff!! It’s pretty awesome to go pick wild flowers in our backyard and make a delicious jelly from them. Even the kids had fun gathering the sweet honeysuckles!