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Daily Prep

Hickory Nuts

How to identify and eat
Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 6:38 PM

Learn how to ID and enjoy this calorie-dense wild plant food.  The hickory nut can be well worth the effort to harvest.

http://www.outdoorlife.com/blogs/survivalist/how-identify-and-eat-hickory-nuts

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How to Build a Timber Forest Area

Creating woodland resources
Monday, April 27, 2015, 3:22 PM

I have installed two areas that I would consider my timber forest area and my zone 4. I originally planned for three areas, but I decided against making a timber area in front of the pond as I already have a swale here with fruit trees that I did not want to shade too bad. Also, I have existing forest that is moving in, so I will simply let it go for the area that I want to cover without shading the sun for my fruit trees. » Read more

Podcast

Julia Butterfly Hill: Living With Meaning

How our actions define our destiny
Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9:15 AM

In 1997, a young woman impulsively climbed a tree in protest of excessive logging of old-growth timber. By the time she climbed back down over two years later, she had become an international face of the Environmental movement.

In this week's podcast, Chris speaks with Julia Butterfly Hill about her journey: what led her to climb that tree and how she dealt with the flood of fame and notoriety that followed. More than anything else, Julia views the experience as an example of the ability to make a difference that lies within each of us. » Read more

Daily Prep

Growing Food Hidden in the Forest

Food forests and laying growth
Friday, July 5, 2013, 4:05 PM

Learn about food forests, inter-planting, and the advantages of layering different plants for maximum benefit.

http://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/food-forest-zbcz1307.aspx#axzz2YCZArOMJ