Category Archives : Foraging


A Walk Around the Yard: April (Part 1) 4   Recently updated !

So you want to forage, but you only have a small suburban yard and little time for gallivanting in the forest. Well, I guess you are just out of luck then, right? WRONG! You can forage anywhere there is dirt! As long as you haven’t turned your lawn into a […]

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Lambsquarters Stuffed Mushrooms

Greens that grow to 6 feet tall, produce almost all summer, and require no sowing, tilling, or watering. To someone who has never heard of lambsquarters, it may sound too good to be true. Many people compare lambsquarters to spinach, some even call them “wild spinach”. I personally think their […]

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Common Milkweed (and a Recipe for Milkweed Bud & Cheddar Soup)

I want to begin this post by addressing a couple of issues concerning the milkweed plant. Issue #1:  Almost every time I see a Facebook or blog post on milkweed, there is at least one person who expresses concern. “But isn’t it toxic?” “Doesn’t it irritate your skin and burn […]