Foraging Calendars for North America! PDF
What a great resource! These are not free (nor should they be with the work that will have been put into them). Find which one suits your area. I think I will get one and continue to add any extra plants/herbs that might not be listed in my area if it is a printable calendar.
Ramsons butter, ramsons salt
I made quite a lot - ramsons butter! Allium ursinum is such a seasonal plant that one must act quickly. They do not grow in our Alpine area, but our son with his wife visited us during the weekend and brought a big bowl full of freshly picked ramsons. i turned part into herbal butter: cut thin and blender with soft butter.…
Dandelion root: always roasted?
I finally tried some homemade dandelion tea. It had ginger, cloves & cinnamon with it. I think the cloves may have been too strong for my preferences. Somehow the bitterness also took me off guard. I was surprised that it didn't taste more earthy as many roots do. My question is then, is it always roasted? Would that…
Wildcrafter's Toolkit - Free Course
The lovely people at LearningHerbs have just opened up this free course in Wildcrafting, done by Rosalee de la Foret and Emily Han. Great for beginners but as with most things, I'm sure there will be tidbits (or reminders) of info for experienced foragers.
Show 73: The Spring Show