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.

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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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Experiment

By late spring each year, the wetland is covered with this lush green plant in my area (Midwest). Skunk cabbage (both eastern and western) pokes its head out flower first. When the greens are fully grown, it looks more like

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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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This Week’s Woodland Grocery Specials

Chickweed, oxeye daisy, wild carrot, redbud seeds, garlic mustard, milkweed stalks Chickweed is one plant that can be found all winter. Look for dense, tangled mats of green when the snow melts, or even under the snowpack. After just a

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