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by 0 · June 18, 2014 at 07:29 AM

Hi guysSo I went to the eden festival in scotland last weekend (was a lot of fun), however eating paleo was soooo hard as there were no foods stalls that did anything paleo (it was all potatoes, pizza, cake and maybe the odd vegan thing like a... (more)

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andrew 0 · June 18, 2014 at 07:29 AM

And there is the 1st problem! I live in Sussex and the Lake District is SUCH a pain to get to!!!! Middle of England - i.e. Derbyshire / Warwickshire - would perhaps be better as it is going to be easier for people from the far edges of the country... (more)

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by 1353 · August 08, 2014 at 08:25 PM

I happen to have a good local wild supply of beechnuts. They tend to be high up but it could be a fun challenge to use the climbing aspect of the gathering process as excercise. I have heard that if you roast them they are good but an acquired... (more)

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edibleplantguy 0 · August 08, 2014 at 08:25 PM

I have found beechnuts [Fagus grandifolia] delicious raw or prepared. The problem for most of us is the erratic nature of production. In Michigan, where I live, they only produce large crops every few years, sometimes after 5, 7, or 8 (or... (more)

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by 993 · January 16, 2013 at 01:08 AM

Have any of you ever tried earthworms? Are the ones you find in your garden safe? I heard that it's best to have them living in applesauce (organic, no sugar added applesauce I presume would be best) for 24 hours before you eat them so they clear... (more)

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PrimalFit_D 0 · January 15, 2013 at 02:46 PM

Can't say I have a desire to eat or even try to eat earthworms. That is past my comfort zone.

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by 5624 · March 26, 2012 at 11:10 PM

I am currently out of town for work related training and last night I gathered with some nice individuals I have never met. We drank wine and had conversations about numerous topics until 1am. It was a great time, however, this is very unusual... (more)

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Wuism 0 · March 26, 2012 at 11:10 PM

All sleep and no play make Jack a very dull boy

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by 77340 · July 19, 2014 at 04:20 PM

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?

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AlanGreenland 0 · January 08, 2012 at 02:16 PM

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by 5619 · July 28, 2013 at 02:48 AM

My grandpa used to find Morels in his front/back yard, in Indiana! So jealous, as I live in NYC and I'll have to drive to Jersey for a good spot I know. I love wild mushrooms! It's such a Paleo thing to eat/hunt. Or I supposed I should say,... (more)

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Varelse 0 · July 28, 2013 at 02:48 AM

I wish! We don't have them here and they are seriously $50/lb. But where I'm from in WV they call them "molly moochers" and they're plentiful!

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by 12108 · July 14, 2014 at 12:39 PM

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)

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edibleplantguy 0 · July 14, 2014 at 12:39 PM

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)

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by 250 · September 10, 2011 at 08:18 PM

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)

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being 0 · January 13, 2011 at 12:18 AM

here in coastal new england, i do a lot of foraging for seafood- the town i live in invented the fried clam (!!), and everyone has a license to dig. i find it very relaxing and rewarding. im also lucky enough ot have a neighbor who loves to dig... (more)

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by 4073 · October 22, 2010 at 05:58 PM

Throw them at the neighbor's wandering dog pooping in my yard? Make wine? Let the crows eat them? Make preserves and kill my friends with a Christmas "Gift"? Eat them myself? Cut down the tree? Ack!!! I have read all of the fructose/fruit posts... (more)

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Shebeeste 0 · October 16, 2010 at 07:22 PM

See if your local area has gleaners or a group like we have here: http://www.salemharvest.org/ which saves urban fruit from going to waste and gets it to the needy. Freecycle or Craigslist are good ideas too--I always see folks looking for free... (more)

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by 20469 · July 25, 2010 at 08:26 PM

In paleo times, we probably spent a fair amount of time wandering around looking for resources, be it food, water, or materials for toolmaking or shelters. Perhaps time was even spent collecting materials for artistic endeavors like cave... (more)

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zohar 0 · July 25, 2010 at 05:54 AM

Great observation. Grok didn't live an environment filled with so many consumer goods, but it is still in our genes. Part of the Paleo/Primal exercise plan is to do a lot of walking around outdoors, preferably not over-dressed so that one can... (more)

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by 18889 · April 19, 2010 at 06:37 PM

This question occured to me reading this question on Dr Davis http://paleohacks.com/questions/3501/dr-davis-vs-paleo-that-is-how-often-should-we-eat-meat my thoughts were not really an answer to that so I am asking it as a new question. Gathering... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · April 19, 2010 at 01:33 PM

There are a few "paleos" on message boards that I've seen that eat ONLY GROUND MEAT. ONLY. And if you question it, well Vilhjalmur Stefansson lived off of meat, so any meat will do. Not only do I find that unappetizing and psychologically... (more)