Wild Food ForagingWild Food Foraging In Your Own Backyard - Firebush

Wild Food Foraging In Your Own Backyard – Firebush


Eat The Weeds website shares ” Firebush aka Scarletbush ” of the most decorative flowering plants often found in yards to attract butterflies… but it is also food for humans.

It has black berries that can be eaten raw or used in recipes to make wine and syrups.

If we go outside of our comfort zone and embrace eating the forgotten foods our ancestors enjoyed – our dependency on our local supermarket is reduced.

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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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