The hit show Alone has spurred the interest in foraging for food. For good reason. When you’re out in the wilderness alone and you don’t have a supply of food, you have to go find it yourself…
You may find more food than you realize, in your backyard.
There are some easy tricks to learn to identify the most common edible plants. Once you do so you will be better prepared when you need to forage, or just add to you dinner.
Foraging is an extra bonus on the Homestead. You might raise your own food but foraging is finding food that is growing wild. Maybe you could trade…
There’s a lot of food out in the wild — if you know what you’re looking for.
If you’re going out into the forest to forage mushrooms you probably know what you’re looking for. You don’t want to guess which are safe, which are poisonous, and which mushrooms will alter your mind.
Forgaging for food can be dangerous. If you pluck what you see growing at your feet and eat it without knowing anything about it, you could be in trouble.