Category Archive: Foraging

The Edible and Medical Weed : Shepard’s Purse

The Edible and Medical Weed : Shepard’s Purse (2 links) Whether you call it a weed or a wild flower. this plant is incredible! Not only does it medicinally stop both external and internal bleeding when used in a tincture. It can also be eaten raw or cooked with it’s most popular food use being …

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Twelve wild foods to forage for the holiday season

Twelve wild foods to forage for the holiday season You don’t have to wait for a SHTF event to forage! Nor would you have to forgo holiday treats after a major event that shut down regular supply lines. You might even want to forage if you’ve had a personal financial SHTF or simply want to …

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DIY Quick Easy Fruit Picker

DIY Quick Easy Fruit Picker I so wish we had been clever enough to think of making a fruit picker when we were kids picking apples. Our brilliant idea for those fruits we couldn’t reach from our step stool (our mother was clever enough not to allow us a ladder) was one of my siblings …

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10 Useful Plants to Look For When Foraging for Food

10 Useful Plants to Look For When Foraging for Food No matter what season nature can provide. Foraging is a way of life in some cultures and a back up source of food in others. In most western countries we grow those plants we think of as food sources. Neat gardens with neat rows of …

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Shazam App for Foraging – Learning Tool

Shazam App for Foraging Learning Tool After the SHTF if it isn’t a grid down scenario this would be an awesome tool for foraging. If a SHTF event occurs and does take down the grid, this would still have been an awesome learning tool prior. Everyone should know about the plant life in their regions. …

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25 Remarkable Uses for Dandelions

25 Remarkable Uses for Dandelions Often the lowly dandelion is seen as a weed to be gotten rid of! Actually dandelions are one of natures most abundant gifts to us. Foods, wines, home remedies and health benefits are just a few of their uses. Even better yet you really really have to work hard to …

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Prepper Books Worth Buying

Prepper Books Worth Buying I believe strongly that knowledge is power. We have all heard the prepper’s adage that knowledge is the lightest thing you carry with you. I believe in this strongly enough that daily on our Facebook page I locate and offer you a kindle book that is at that time available for downloading …

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Identifying 5 Common Trees and Their Uses

Identifying 5 Common Trees and Their Uses We often know most of the trees that are indigenous to our region or those that are intentionally planted on our property. But we may not always know their uses in a survival or SHTF scenario. Or we may not be able to identify those trees around us …

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Finding Wild Edibles No Matter The Location

Finding Wild Edibles No Matter The Location You know it’s wise to know what wild edibles are available in your current location. But what if you don’t happen to be there when a crisis event occurs? You know the SHTF isn’t going to happen when you are good and ready. It could happen while you …

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Determining If A Plant Is Edible

Determining If A Plant Is Edible In any survival scenario it is really important that you be able to identify plants to be welcomed and those to be avoided. Some plants are so deadly that touching them can make you ill never mind eating them! (See which are most deadly linked in this post The …

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