A 16-year-old explains why hunting is a reflection of our vanity.
Since large deer populations are well known to wreak havoc on forest ecosystems, I’d always assumed that eating venison was good for the environment. But if deer hunting can sometimes increase deer numbers, can wild venison be considered a sustainable meat?
Last week Hank Shaw posted this piece on The Atlantic Food Channel about his favorite books for foragers. It’s an excellent list of must-reads for anyone interested in wild edible [ … ]
Last week, I was pruning tomato plants at the farm when I noticed a vaguely familiar plant growing amongst the tomatoes. It had fleshy, succulent, paddle-shaped leaves and thick, reddish [ … ]
Chicken of the Woods is another great wild mushroom species for beginning foragers. It’s relatively easy to identify, and has only a few look-alikes.
Although this spring was a disappointing one for morels in my area, the past week’s mushroom haul has more than made up for it. One of the tastiest mushrooms in [ … ]