Author: Rachel Mifsud

Focus Plant: Garlic Mustard

Spring is nearly here, and one of the first spring greens is garlic mustard. While I was out in the woods this afternoon I made a quick Focus Plant video for you guys. To find garlic mustard, check shaded to

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2020 Classes and Events

We have so many cool classes and events coming up this year, I just had to take a few minutes to tell you guys the highlights. This summer is our 7th Annual Great Lakes Foragers Gathering, June 11-14 in Brooklyn.

5 Things to Forage in November (and Beyond)

Cranberries, Chickweed, Black Walnuts, Strawberry Leaf, and Wintergreen Cranberries are a Thanksgiving tradition for a reason. The time to harvest them begins in late October and extends well into the winter. The tiny plants grow on mossy mounds in bogs.

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Feral Pears

Feral refers to something that was once domesticated but has returned to the wild. Feral pears are most common along roadways, where people have thrown pear cores out the window and they have germinated. They are easy to recognize because

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Chickory

Chickory root is a wonderful addition to coffee. You can spend extra money at the grocery store for fancy coffee with chickory added. Or you can harvest it yourself for free. As a bonus, roasting chickory root smells wonderful. The

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