Foraging for Pineapple Weed (Wild Chamomile) + Pineapple Weed Tea
Pineapple weed, also known as wild chamomile, is easy to forage for. It is a common plant that is edible and had many medicinal benefits!
Using White Clover for Food and Medicine
Make the most of common yard weeds by using white clover for food and medicine with these easy tips and recipes and still leaving plenty for the bees.
Mallow: Eat Your Healing Weeds - Living Awareness
Do you know this plant? Have you ever weeded it from your garden and thrown it away? Well, those days are over. Meet Mallow....just one of the many healing weeds in your garden.
Purslane-It’s Unrecognized Health-Boosting Wonder Plant!
Purslane is all around you – everywhere at your feet! You may recognize it by its tiny yellow flowers and attractive dark green leaves that are both edible
Eat Milkweed, Help Save the Monarchs
How to Eat Milkweed, and Save the Monarchs ~Common Milkweed is a Tasty Edible plant, and every part is delicious. The young shoots taste like asparagus, and the flower buds are a bit like broccoli. Later even the seed pods are edible. Beyond that, eating milkweed (and knowing it's edible) might actually help preserve monarch butterfly populations....here's how...
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A warm cup of tea can do wonders for one trapped in the wilderness or any other similar survival scenarios. The beverage not only provides much-needed hydration, but also helps to stave off hypothermia in inhospitable climates. While fresh water is probably available in most situations, these wild teas can provide medicinal and even nutritional [...]
Acorns: The Ultimate Survival Food | Urban Survival Site
Acorn is probably one of the most overlooked survival foods. Here is how to select them, prepare them for consumption, and use them in recipes. #urbansurvivalsite #acorns #survivalfoods #emergencyfood #bushcraft
Foraging and Using Birch: Bark, Leaves, & Sap
Birch trees have many edible and medicinal uses and are great to forage for! Learn how to harvest and use birch bark, leaves, sap, and make birch bark tea. #birch #birchtree #birchbark #birchleaves #birchsyrup #birchtea #foraging #wildcrafting
Plant Identification – How to be 100% positive about an ID
Almost every book, blog post, or article about foraging for wild edibles will contain a warning: Do not eat a plant unless you are 100% sure of its identity. The majority of plants are safe to eat, but there are some poisonous ones. And if consumed, some of those poisonous ones can have dire results,…
Milkweed. The flower heads can be fried in batter. flower buds first appear in early summer and can be harvested for about 7 weeks. They look like immature heads of broccoli. Milkweed pods are delicious in stew or just served as a boiled vegetable, perhaps with cheese but be sure you eat only immature pods. Boiled young shoots, unopened flower buds, flowers, and young pods are said to taste as good as asparagus and other cooked greens. The only the young shoot (under 15 cm) should be eaten.
When you say you’re going to eat sumac, people often respond with worry. “That’s poisonous!” they say. They are thinking of poison sumac, which is related but looks very dif…
Primitive Living, Self-Sufficiency, and Survival Skills: a Field Guide to Primitive Living Skills
First edition with full number line. Unread.The book shows how to discover nature by using it with the same techniques employed by the first people to wander the earth. Illustrated with over 350 photographs. Contents include: staying warm without a blanket, friction fire, bows and bone arrowheads, butcher a deer, tan the hid and make soft buckskin clothing, identify edible plants of Rocky Mountains, cook in the wild without a pan, make birch bark canisters, willow baskets, and primitive…