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This Week’s Woodland Grocery Specials

Milkweed Pods, Mints, Bramble Berries, Blueberries, Chicken of the Woods, Hen of the Woods, and Mayapples Milkweed pods are a favorite summer vegetable, with a taste similar to green beans. Mints of all types are ready for harvest. It’s best

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This Week’s Woodland Grocery Specials

Grape Leaves and Tendrils, Service Berries, Puffballs, Salsify Buds, Elder Flower, Milkweed Flower Grape Leaves can be stuffed or used in pickling. Grape tendrils are good on salads, or just to much on. The Service Berries are ripening, but you

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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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This Week’s Woodland Grocery Specials

Elder Flower, Milkweed Flower, Cattail Spikes and Pollen, Mulberry, and Wild Strawberry Elders commonly grow along small streams and roadside ditches. Elder flowers are beautifully fragrant. Many people like to make elder flower fritters out of these large flower heads.

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This Week’s Woodland Grocery Specials

Asparagus, Milkweed Shoots, Wood Nettle, Grape Leaves and Tendrils, and Pineapple Weed After a slow start, the wild asparagus is suddenly shooting up everywhere.  Asparagus likes moist, well drained soils and prefers to grow in relatively open areas among grasses and field

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