Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to go out onto Crown Land and gather as much salad material as you can before the clock runs out! Should you be late, your vehicle will be impounded for 9 hours. Your only tool is a small shovel. You are given five bags, one each … Continue reading Speed Foraging! Video-game Style!
So far in our research and taste-testing, we pretty much have the makings of a spinach salad replacement figured out. Everyone has taste-tested Dandelion leaves, Dandelion flowers, chickweed, plantain, and purslane. Based on the research I've been putting into these plants and creating a spreadsheet to compare nutritional value, uses, and medicinal value, it will … Continue reading Wild Adventures Part 2 – Taste-tests as the Research Continues
It all started innocently enough. . . my daughter's horse comes down with rain-rot on occasion and unless we want to pump her full of dewormer constantly, we had to come up with alternative methods to kill the fungal infection. Last year we had some success directly applying in alternating turns, tea tree oil and … Continue reading Wild Adventures Part 1 – Edible Weeds!
Sometimes we have to adjust our perception of "normal" before any true, lasting change can be engaged in or even considered. Sometimes, "the way we've always done it" is no longer the best or most expediant way to do it anymore. Life has a way of throwing things at us that require change to adequately … Continue reading Change, Affordability, and our Perceptions of “Normal”