Wild (and Useful!) Herbs

Mom once portrayed a mixed-blood Ojibwe-French lady called Susanne Bouche when working at the Minnesota Historical Society. One of the things Susanne did was gather wild plants for food and medicine. Mom loved that part!


Eating Bugs

Bugs, it’s what’s for dinner.

10 Native Plants to Market

Finding a niche market for your native plants can be tricky. Use this guide to help get you started.

Wildflowers 101

These wildflower identification cards fit perfectly in your bag or back pocket to take on your next nature hike.

Eat This: Safe Foraged Foods Guide

Why pass up the green and blooming bounty around your homestead that many count as weeds or decoration: Make something to eat instead!

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Crop Profile: Strawberries

Strawberries: Make this incredibly productive plant part of your farm garden with these strategies for keeping away pests and encouraging growth.

Edible Weeds

Eliminate invasive plants: Eat a weed! From autumn olive berries to milkweed, try some of these delicious edible weed recipes.

Growing and Rediscovering Hedgerows

Would you like a hedgerow on your farm? With a nod toward the past, farmers are rediscovering that the humble hedgerow provides value for the future.