I have seen a lot of good things in my back yard lately. I decided to just go take some photos of the wild edibles there, so I could show you. Who knows? Maybe you’ll see some familiar plants and find some food or medicine in your own back yard.
Herbal oymels are sweet and sour blends of herbal infused vinegars, honey, and spices that can be enjoyed by the spoonful or used to make refreshing drinks. Violet oxymel is a delicious springtime treat that can be enjoyed through the summer as well!
Guest contributor, Betsy a longtime FSC Food Swapper, shares her favorite violet jelly recipe while also giving some nutritional information and tips & techniques for foraging, cleaning & preparing violets for jelly-making.