What Does SHTF Mean To You?


SHTF….. We all know what that stands for but have you really thought about what that means to you?  Does it mean a short-term disruption in our lives or does it mean something larger and longer lasting? Or both?  Everyone … Continue reading →

Purslane Foraging


Purslane is a common Midwestern plant that is generally considered to be a weed in the US. In Europe however, it’s intentionally grown and harvested for it’s taste and nutritional value.Purslane is high in Omega 3 fatty acids, vitamins A,B … Continue reading →

Foraging the Wild Carrot

Wild Carrot Flower Head

The wild carrot is one of the most common edible wild plants. They can be found in meadows, vacant lots and anywhere else that remains unmowed over the summer months. The leaves and stems look identical to a regular carrot … Continue reading →

Mayapple Foraging and an 8 Mile Hike


We have been super-busy this spring…. between work, graduations and relatives popping into town…. we haven’t had the spare time to do anything other than get the garden put in. This year on Father’s day, one of the older dads … Continue reading →