My Love Affair With The Fungal World

Mushroom foraging is one of my favorite activities. It encourages me to wander through different forests in 3 out of the 4 seasons.  (During the snowy seasons I’m out on my cross country skis in the forests dreaming about next year’s mushroom harvests.) I receive many benefits from this one activity: I’m alone in the…

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Nettles springs forth

It’s time!!! Here come the baby shoots! Every year, at this time, I smile to myself as I start to see all the herbalist posting pictures of their long lost friends, the green ones, as they poke their little heads out of the soil. I imagine you all wandering around your land expectantly, searching for these…

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Presto it’s Pesto! The wild edition

Are you too busy to eat well? Are you wanting to learn foraging & wild edibles? Or maybe wanting to teach your children or grandchildren our natural way of moving and receiving from our home, the earth? This quick little blog is a simple way to do all of that in a very short, or…

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We Are Loving Ramps to Extinction

Allium tricoccum, Ramps or Wild Leeks, our most famous wild onion, is at risk of us loving it to extinction. Local ramp festivals are a commonplace celebration of spring up and down the east coast, rich in tradition. They are delicious and when you find a patch, seem so abundant. Most folks think when they…

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