Category Archive: Identification

Mar 31

How To Find Morel Mushrooms 101

How To Find Morel Mushrooms 101

How To Find Morel Mushrooms 101 Here are some more tips and tricks of find Morel mushrooms, the 5 star attraction of all wild food foraged foods.  Morel mushrooms, if your lucky enough to find the dehydrated in a grocery store typically will cost a shopper  14 – 20 dollars an ounce.  They are cheaper …

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Mar 17

Creeping Snowberry: Edible Wild Plant

Creeping Snowberry: Edible Wild Plant

Creeping Snowberry: Edible Wild Plant The Creeping Snowberry is an edible wild plant that has small white berries with a concentrated flavor of wintergreen. You could say that it is nature’s breath mint, lol. The flowers of the plant flower in the spring and turn into berries that ripen in late summer. The common name …

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Jan 18

Edible Flowers: 2 Part Series on Their Flavor – Delicate, Peppery, Tart or Sweet

Eat The Weeds website shares a two part series on the different uses, “Which flowers come to grace your dinner table for food is a result of preference, taste, and opportunity” is a really great quote from the article. Wild food foragers can come a across a field of wild flowers and see a side …

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Dec 02

Twelve Wild Foods for the Christmas Season

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Suburban Foragers website shares 12 wild foods that can be made into a holiday meal. Those wild plants growing outside your door are some of the best free food and medicine you could ever have, yet majority of people have totally lost touch with nature. The great news is that more and more people each …

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Nov 08

Kousa Dogwood: Urban Wild Food Foraging

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Wild Harvests website shares about a wild food often found in urban areas, ” Kousa Dogwood “. Kousa Dogwood fruit has a pinkish-orangish red berry and the inside has a soft creamy texture and sweet flavor similar to papaya. However, the skins are mildly bitter, so you may want the cut each berry in half …

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Nov 08

3 Different Walnut Trees: Wild Food Foraging & Identification

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Wild Harvest website shares how to identify three different Walnut trees and the nuts they produce. Black Walnut Manchurian Walnut Japanese Walnut The articles also promote gleaning ( free food by asking land owners permission )

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Nov 04

Wild Candy in the Honey Locust Tree

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First Ways shares how to find wild candy by foraging. The inside of the honey locust pods it seems has some really sweet pulp when they are ripe and you can harvest and eat it. I don’t think I have ever seen a honey locust tree but they are sure different with great thorns growing …

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