Weeds—When Not To Worry (Excerpt: “Wild Plant Culture”)

In this excerpt from his upcoming book, "Wild Plant Culture," author Jared Rosenbaum looks at weeds—what they are and best ways to approach these plants.

Video: Forage Wild Monarda (Beebalm) For Its Many Uses

Monarda fistulosa, or beebalm, grows wild across most of the U.S. and offers a wealth of valuable uses—culinary, medical and beyond.

How To Harvest Stinging Nettles (Video)

Stinging nettles are often regarded as pesky weeds, but learn to recognize and harvest the plant for their nutritional and medicinal value!

Sheep & Goats Have Year-Round Small-Farm Value

Sheep and goats make excellent livestock for small farms with financial or space limitations, and their products can bring producers some income, too.

From The Herb Garden: Dandelion Is More Than A Weed! 

The dandelion gets a bad rap, but this common herb offers a wealth of benefits in the kitchen, the apothecary and even the wine cellar!

Recipe: Fermented Sunchokes With Turmeric 

Sunchokes (also known as Jerusalem artichokes) can be challenging on the stomach, but this recipe for fermented sunchokes is both digestible and delicious.

From The Herb Garden: The Many Benefits Of Birch

A tree that garnered ancient appreciation, birch offers a wealth of benefits for the modern grower or forager, from syrup to tea and more!

Foraging, Drying & Storing Oyster Mushrooms (Video)

Plentiful and available year-round, oyster mushrooms are easy to spot. In this video, we look at finding, cleaning and drying foraged mushrooms.


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