May is morel month and many a forager is out there in hopes of finding this popular fungi. Discovering morels can be a hit or miss situation but either way the search for them makes for a great outing.
When designing a new garden or giving your existing garden a new look then considering an edible landscape makes sense. Not only can you create a visual oasis by having an edible landscape, but you will have free, nutritious food to benefit from as well!
Maple syrup festivals have started in many areas across Ontario, Quebec and the northeast U.S. It’s a joyous time of year as this signifies not only the first agricultural crop of the year, but winter is on its way out. No matter where you live in the northern latitudes, tapping mapl
Harvesting charts are a great resource to have so you know what is ready to be harvested, and what part of the plant is to be used. Foragers and herbalists alike can plan their trips into the wild to collect what they need when the time is just right.
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.