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9 Edible Wildflowers of Spring

Early season harvest
Friday, February 24, 2017, 2:39 PM

With warmer temps approaching, you will be able to discover and use fresh wildflowers as part of your diet.  Here are 9 great additions to keep an eye out for.

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Primitive Traps

6 ways for catching food in the woods
Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 2:40 PM

A summary of 6 methods for building traps in the wilderness for catching small game.  This is the sort of skill and knowledge that needs practice and a guiding hand as one learns to master catching food this way.  Good luck!

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Photo by Hank Shaw

Acorns and the Forager’s Dilemma

How to cook with acorns
Thursday, October 18, 2012, 12:26 PM

Hank Shaw from goes into great detail on how to use acorns as a wild starch and food source.  Enjoy!

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Foraging Sea Salt

A how-to article on gathering and making sea salt
Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 2:28 PM

Learn about how to gather and make this essential cooking ingredient and possible barter item. Be mindful of where you get your sea water from.