Author: Rachel Mifsud

Maples: How to tap and make sugar

Every year people ask about maples: how to tap them, how to boil down the sap, and how to make the syrup into sugar. So I made a 3 part video that covers the basics. Part 1: Tapping (at the

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Top 10 Reasons to Forage

Forage (v): To search for food and supplies…  I like to forage. A large portion of my food, and most of the stuff in my medicine cabinet, comes from the woods, fields, and wetlands around my home. When I tell

This Week’s Woodland Grocery Specials

Nettles, Chickweed, Garlic Mustard, Rose Hips, Mullein Nettles are among the first plants to emerge in the spring. This is one of the reasons for their intense sting. You have to work pretty hard protect yourself when you are one

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This Week’s Woodland Grocery Specials

Apples, Hazelnuts, Sorghum, Abortive Entoloma, Wild Ginger, and Burdock Fall is harvest season and there’s a lot of good stuff out there right now. The video below talks about a few of the things you can find in your woodland

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Mayapple Cake and Ice Cream

I hate scrolling through blogs to find the recipes. So here ya go, no lengthy stories. Mayapple Cake Batter 6 TBSP butter ¾ cup sugar 1 egg ½ tsp vanilla extract ½ cup mayapple pulp 1 cup sifted all purpose

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