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Is Our Produce Lacking the Nutrition We Thought It Had?

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of accompanying an expert forager, along with a small group of people, out on an expedition into the woods. While the findings of the day were fairly meager, due to …

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Forage for Wild Food Plants

There are more than 60 species of oak trees in North America, and every one of them produces edible acorns — but, when was the last time you had a slice of hand-milled acorn flour bread? If you are li…

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Wild Food Alert: Ramping up for Spring

Just last week I was out enjoying an early spring walk in the woods with my family. Now early spring is marked in the North East, not by a carpet of polychromatic flowers, but by the receding of the p…

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Acorns: They are All Over the Place, So Why Can’t I Eat Them?

Tis' the season to slip and fall on thousands of discarded acorns and their hard, leathery shells. I say this because, it is fall here in the North East and acorns are abundant and raining from the sk…

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A Disease-Fighting Weed

By Cary Neff, Experience Life Purslane is said to have been one of Mahatma Gandhiâ's favorite foods. But here in the United States it's widely considered a weed. It's time to put this nutriti…

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