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This Week’s Woodland Grocery Specials

Chickweed, oxeye daisy, wild carrot, redbud seeds, garlic mustard, milkweed stalks Chickweed is one plant that can be found all winter. Look for dense, tangled mats of green when the snow melts, or even under the snowpack. After just a

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This Week’s Woodland Grocery Specials

Apples, Honey Mushrooms, Hericium Mushrooms, Spicebush, Wild Ginger, and Hazel Nuts Apples are probably one of the easiest wild foods for beginning foragers to confidently identify and use. They are really common urban and suburban landscapes and along the roadsides

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This Week’s Woodland Grocery Specials

Elder Berries, Gooseberries, Prickly Ash, Sumac, Autumn Olive, Cattail Leaves Elder berry juice is used in many traditional cold and flu remedies. The juice is often made into a syrup and combined with other medicinal herbs, like willow and yarrow.

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The Yodeling Forager: Ripening Mayapples

Mayapple patches are common. The large, white flowers are abundant in May, and the small, unripe fruits are easy to find in the early summer. ┬áBut then suddenly, right before it is time to harvest them, they seem to disappear…

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This Week’s Woodland Grocery Specials

Blueberries, Goosefoot greens, Queen Anne’s Lace, Milkweed pods, Chanterelles, and Cherries Blueberries, huckleberries, what’s the difference?… Who care’s!!! They are all loaded this year. From the high bush blueberries in bogs, to the knee high huckleberries on sandy hillsides, to

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