Author: Rachel Mifsud

This Week’s Woodland Grocery Specials

Poke, Goosefoot, Purslane, Wild Strawberries, Mulberries, Burdock petioles, Wood Sorrel Whenever I do these grocery lists, I always struggle to get all the parts together while the plants are still in season. If I get the write-up done, it is

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This Week’s Woodland Grocery Specials

Dryad’s Saddle, Nettle, Asparagus, Plantain, Violets, and Redbud Flowers Don’t like Dryad’s Saddle? You’re probably cooking it wrong. Dryad’s saddle, also known as Pheasant Back, fruits prolifically in the spring and fall. But many foragers ignore it, claiming it is

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Fermented Dandelion Delights

There are sooooo many dandelions out there right now. What can you do with all of them? You can eat the greens, if the late spring bitterness doesn’t bother you. And there’s always dandelion wine. Or, if you like jiggly

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This Week’s Woodland Grocery Specials

Cattail rhizome, garlic mustard root, dandelion root, day lily tubers, watercress, chickweed, and marsh marigold Cattail rhizomes will be in season for the next several weeks, until the shoots start getting fairly tall. But, like most root-type veggies, they are

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This Week’s Woodland Grocery Specials

Walnuts, field garlic, strawberry leaf, yarrow, plantain, and tree sap                   The little animals, and the running water of the spring thaw, collect all the walnuts into nice little piles to be

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