Author: Rachel Mifsud

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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Finding the Plants (and Mushrooms) You Want

Do you keep reading and hearing about a plant or mushroom, but you just can’t seem to find it for yourself? Here’s a video with some tips for increasing your chances of finding the wild edibles you want. Want to

Pine Pollen Crackers

It’s pine pollen season, so get out and shake your trees. It’s easy enough to collect pine pollen by shaking the male cones in a Ziploc bag. You can collect a tablespoon or so in less than 10 minutes. But

This Week’s Woodland Grocery Specials

This week I have 2 videos for you guys. The first one is about finding the elusive morel, and the second talks about the feared, but coveted, stinging nettle. Morels are a favorite of many foragers. Yes, they taste great.

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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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