I've read a few sources that state that in terms of mineral content such as calcium, magnesium etc. chickweed makes spinach a mineral rich supermarket vegetable look like a loser plus spinach has very high levels of oxalates and its my... (more)
As part of my transition to Paleo, I'd really like to get into foraging. This seems to be more than a bit of an uphill battle on my little island of Paleo. Any Hacks out there in the northern LA area got a lead on foraging? Anyone got a lead on... (more)
Went berry picking today and found some blueberries surprisingly. I also found some other berries, but I had no idea if they were the toxic kind.
Check out this site: http://www.eattheweeds.com/
I just read an article at NPR that shows how Seattle is implementing a "Urban Food Forest" that will allow the local community to 'forage' for berries, apples, raspberries, etc. Have any of you noticed a recent increase in modern society's... (more)
This is a very good overview on resources on foraging wild edible plants. http://foraging.com/#indsites Do you have other resources, texts links you like to share?
This one is for all those expert foragers out there. My back yard is now starting to sprout grass after a rainy March, and since we haven't mowed yet I noticed a corner of the yard is dominated by these tufts of longer, heartier looking grass... (more)
As said above by mom 1, ramps are a different species, namely Allium tricoccum, also elsewhere called wild leeks. These appear very early in the spring and are characterized by having wide flat, not tubular (circular in cross-section) leaves. The... (more)
Hej Do you know any teacher, video , websites, books, quotes, stories, etc., on wild edible and medical herbs and paleo diet? Is there maybe someone who harvests his green vegetables out of the wild? I know there are some. How do they... (more)
As a kid I read a book called “My Side of the Mountain” about a young boy that ran away from home and lived in the hollow of a huge tree for almost a year. Even though it was a work of fiction, I remember clearly how I destroyed my Mom’s blender... (more)
What are your favorite resources for learning how to live off the land in the wilderness, trapping, hunting, safe foraging, shelter... Modern caveman camping