Author: Rachel Mifsud

This Week’s Woodland Grocery Specials

Peppergrass, Sheep Sorrel, Yarrow, St. John’s Wort, Grape Leaves, and green Black Walnuts Peppergrass, or pepperweed, is a name applied to many different members of the mustard family. All of these plants have seed pods that whorl up the stem,

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What can you do with Mayapple?

No, Mayapple is not in season right now. But I have a bunch of wild foods, including about a dozen cups of Mayapple pulp, in my freezer that was supposed to be for the Great Lakes Foragers Gathering. Since we

It’s an Allium. You Can Eat It.

Is it a ramp? Or a leek? Are those onions, chives, or garlic? I see confusion and arguments about the names of these plants on social media every spring. And I always think to myself “Who cares! It doesn’t matter

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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.

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