Tag Archives: edible

Stinging Nettles! Yum?

Yes, you really should try eating nettles!  And if you’re adventurous enough to try, now is the best time of year.  Foraged wild greens are often most tender, and therefore best to cook with, early in the spring when plants … Continue reading

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Spring In Our New Home: First Harvests & Weeding Invasives

The landscape is greening up, more edible plants and shoots are emerging, and some less desirable plants are perfect for pulling!  Now is a great time to enjoy green fresh first harvests and remove any invasive plants from your yard … Continue reading

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Spring Foraging

Things are finally greening up around here!   Early spring is the perfect time to forage for wild greens.  Many of the first plants to emerge from river banks, forests, and fields are edible, and they’re available before anything is … Continue reading

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Root Season: Parsnips, carrots, and horseradish, oh my!

With a few hard frosts behind us, our options are slimmer if we want to eat straight from the garden.  There are still some great things out there to eat, however, before we dive into our canned and frozen foods … Continue reading

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