Scratch Brewing Company co-owner Marika Josephson tells us how fallen leaves, chanterelle mushrooms and fermented acorns and are all part of the brewery’s process.
Social media is a fertile ground for discovering new ways to cook with ramps, including adding the garlicky greens to sourdough, incorporating into hand-made tortillas and crafting a vodka infusion.
With basic canning supplies and a yard full of violets, you can transform a common ‘weed’ into an extra-special batch of violet jelly.
Montreal-based enthusiast and supplier Iliana Antonova tells us about some of the most weirdly wonderful wild mushrooms out there waiting to be discovered.
Ginseng is an easy and profitable plant with an ancient medicinal tradition. And you can grow ginseng in your garden, in plots or in unused woodlands.
Its spike ball fruit can take 30 years to appear, but while you wait, you can use sweet gum sap to fight inflammation, bacteria and fungus.