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wilds of West Virginia

If you think these are not wild carrots, please do not let me know until tomorrow, after they have been sauteed in butter and eaten.



Dandelion & Burdock


Ramps 2

The great number of Dryad’s Saddles around.

Fresh oysters.  Some of these ended up in my frying pan.

All of this indicates the end of Morel season – perfect timing for pickling ramps. 85 more words

South-Western Ontario

Where Man dwells, Nature provides!

Purslane, used to be an unwanted weed in the project, frequently removed to make space for another species, is now in its rightful place, a weed healthy for the human body. 117 more words

Natural Farming

Lilac Sorbet

I just love the smell of the lilacs in my garden. I would’ve loved to have cut some for a vase to enjoy them inside and fill my home with that wonderful scent, but there aren’t all that many flowers so I left them to be admired where they grew. 157 more words


Homemade Elderflower Cordial

Depending on where you are in the country, the elderflowers will be beginning to bloom over the next few weeks. So why not pop out in the sunshine for a spot of foraging and make yourself some scrummy Elderflower Cordial? 116 more words


Trip Report: May 18-25, 2016

I don’t expect to return to our search area until sometime this fall, but I hope that my schedule will allow me to spend a lot more time in the field next season. 1,732 more words

Ivory-billed Woodpecker