Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
When and how to gather edible sumacs to use as an acidic component in sumac-ade.
What's in season in the woods and fields of southern New England for foraging.
What we have been foraging in southeastern New England for the week ending 06/27/2011.
What wild edibles we have been finding in southeastern New England, and some recipes.
Several wild food items come from common cattails--pollen, cattail-on-the-cob, leaf hearts, and starchy rhizomes.
What we're finding this week growing in the wild areas of southeastern New England, and what we made with it.
How to identify and when to agther the many useful edible parts of the common milkweed plant.
Here in southeastern Connecticut, the foraging season is progressing rapidly with new edibles available every week. Peek at what we have been finding, and what we made it.
Black locust flower season is here now, it will be gone by next week, so get outside and forage some before they're gone for the year.
We gather from the pines 3 food sources- pollen, needles for tea, and the inner bark in a tisane and trail nibble.