If you haven’t space to create a weed garden, then allow a few unwelcome visitors to grow among your cultivated plants. Controlled gardening is a great way to grow the plants and flowers you want to see, but it also allows the wild plants to help your soil and provide nutrient-rich fo
Our planet is constantly evolving and that means many plants have become extinct over the eons. Many more will follow. Instead of fighting against nature, we should be working with it in order to better sustain local ecosystems.
When fresh, nutrient-dense produce is not available then it only makes sense to sprout your nutrition! Sprouting is easy, inexpensive and fast. Alfalfa sprouts are one of the most nourishing foods we can eat and the health benefits of these, and all sprouts, make it well-worth having
Do you know how to survive by foraging in the winter months? Extreme storms are escalating, and the chances of an EMP as well as intense geomagnetic storms are on the increase. Having this knowledge is the best insurance policy you can own.
It's better to have and not need than to need and not have. Knowing a few survival skills in the event of any unexpected trouble includes many things including edible wild plant knowledge. In an ideal situation having a shelter to go to would be great; however, shelters are far and f
Autumn is an exciting time of year as it can be categorically be called fungi season. Lots of edible mushrooms grow this time of year but the most intriguing perhaps is the Lion's Mane. It has incredible potential to help those with Alzheimer's, Parkinsons, MS, ALS, and more.
Eating cheap is easier than you think when you incorporate edible wild food into inexpensive store-bought items. Not only is this a logical way to eat cheap, but your body will get an abundance of nutrients!
There is a food crisis in Canada's far north and far too many people are going to bed hungry every night. Perhaps the only possible solution may be having people of the north return to some of their traditional ways.
"By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." Ben Franklin was a very wise man and his words have resonated through the decades among those who are prepared. No one can know when a crisis will hit but when it does, being prepared will lessen the impact.
Acorns can be found on forest floors in many countries and they are edible. With over 600 species of oak, 85 in Canada and the US, there are plenty of these nuts to go around for the animal life and for us!
Garlic mustard has a very long history of use that dates back to the Stone Age. Archeologists from the University of York in the UK discovered that garlic mustard seeds were used as a seasoning 6,000 years ago.
All about saving seeds from a survival point of view and why we should consider doing so in the first place. Emphasis is on wild edible seeds. Did you know Lamb's Quarters produces 55,000 seeds per plant?
We have a pandemic here in Canada and the US that needs to be addressed. There are millions of people going hungry and as a result are rapidly becoming nutrient deficient. When this happens, poor health and nutrient deficient diseases tend to follow. Edible wild food can help stave of
Winter survival food is knowledge to have for two reasons. Should their be an emergency such as the loss of power it may be life or death. Another reason is to simply add winter edibles to your diet. Getting nutrients from a natural source is always better for our bodies.
Foraging for wild edibles in the wintertime can be challenging, but there is still food to be had that can keep a person alive in a survival situation. Lichens are one of those winter edibles that occur in abundance!