Category: What’s In Season

What can you harvest today in southern Michigan? And what can you do with it? These short posts are designed to let you know what is available right now in our area. You can see exactly what current conditions are because the pics are taken on the day they are posted. So keep up with What’s In Season right here.

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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