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.

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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Top 10 Reasons to Forage

Forage (v): To search for food and supplies…  I like to forage. A large portion of my food, and most of the stuff in my medicine cabinet, comes from the woods, fields, and wetlands around my home. When I tell

This Week’s Woodland Grocery Specials

Nettles, Chickweed, Garlic Mustard, Rose Hips, Mullein Nettles are among the first plants to emerge in the spring. This is one of the reasons for their intense sting. You have to work pretty hard protect yourself when you are one

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