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The Institute for Sustainable Foraging in Traverse City is the first organization in the country to offer certification for sustainably foraged goods.

The Institute for Sustainable Foraging in Traverse City is the first organization in the country to offer certification for sustainably foraged goods.

Chickweed is an easy to forage for edible and medicinal green that might even be growing in your own backyard!

Foraging for Chickweed

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Rose hips are the tart fruit of roses, and are usually easy for forage!

Foraging for Rose Hips

Rose hips are the tart fruit of the rose plant. Learn all about foraging for rose hips and their edible and medicinal uses.

Take the harvest basket out to enjoy the outdoors and early spring foraging for food and medicine to fill the pantry and medicine cabinet.

Early Spring Foraging: Plants to Gather for Food & Medicine

Take the harvest basket out to enjoy the outdoors and early spring foraging for food and medicine to fill the pantry and medicine cabinet.

Foraging for Garlic Mustard.  How to identify it, where to find it, and how to harvest this abundant wild edible plant.

Foraging Garlic Mustard, an Edible Invasive Plant -

042615 Wild Garlic Mustard ~ Foraging for Garlic Mustard. How to identify it, where to find it, and how to harvest this abundant wild edible plant.

Lamb’s quarters are actually edible and quite nutritious. The seeds are a healthy snack and the leaves and stems taste similar to spinach when cooked.

In The Garden (including another wild edible tip for you!)

Oh, the color and texture of the late spring garden. I find myself sitting outside in the evening as the kids wind down their day, pulling weeds and touching the surface of so many leaves.

How to Find, Identify and Cook Fiddleheads | Pioneer Valley Nutritional Therapy

Foraging ~ How to Find, Identify and Cook Fiddleheads

Foraging for Yarrow, nature's medicine. ~ Not just a weed, yarrow has many healing properties. www.growforagecookferment.com

Foraging for Yarrow: Nature's Medicine

Foraging for Yarrow, nature's medicine. ~ Not just a weed, yarrow has many healing properties.

Common pokeweed has a distinctive, red, smooth stem with large fleshy leaves.

Edibles Pokeweed Pokeweed is one of those wild plants that .foods that u must fix correctly or it could hurt some say posion u

Wild fennel is an easy to forage edible and medicinal plant!

Foraging for Wild Fennel

Foraging for Wild Fennel - Wild fennel is an easy to forage edible and medicinal plant!

Foraged Foodie: How to find, identify and eat wild purslane. Plus how to avoid poisonous look-a-like: spurge. #foraging #purslane #wildfood

Foraging: Identifying and Eating Purslane (avoid poisonous spurge!)

Know the difference between Purslane and Spurge. Foraged foodie: finding, identifying, and eating edible weed Portulaca oleracea (purslane).

Flowering Burdock---Yep, it's too late for those roots now, as I sadly found out! Find out how to grow, use, and forage for Burdock!

Apr 11 Burdock---A Learning Experience (Epic Fail, Anyone?) How to Grow & Use Burdock Root

Flowering Burdock---Yep, it's too late for those roots now, as I sadly found out! Find out how to grow, use, and forage for Burdock!

How to use wild plants (weeds) for food, medicine, crafts and other uses.

How to use wild plants (weeds) for food, medicine, crafts and other uses.

Foraging for Juniper Berries~ More than just gin! www.growforagecookferment.com

Foraging for Juniper Berries

Essential for flavoring gin.

Daylily [Hemerocallis fulva]

Eating Daylilies - Cooking Edible Day Lilies

Experimenting with eating daylilies, Hemerocallis fulva, which grows wild in most of the US. You can eat the flowers, flower buds, young stalks and tubers.

Foraged Foodie: How to find, identify & sustainability harvest, wild foraged ramps (wild leeks)

Foraging: Identifying and Sustainably Harvesting Ramps

Foraged Foodie: How to find, identify & sustainably harvest, wild foraged ramps (wild leeks)

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