Wild Adventures with Marilynn Dawson

Wild Adventures Part 6: Processing Continued. . .

I sit here tonight drinking a test cup of nettle, dandelion, chokecherry leaves, semi-crushed dried berries and stems, and homegrown mint leaves and stems.  I mixed one part dandelion to two parts of everything else more or less, and one part mint roughly.  The resulting tea had a very grassy taste with a decidedly nettle … Continue reading Wild Adventures Part 6: Processing Continued. . .

Chokecherry harvesting with Marilynn Dawson

Wild Adventures Part 5: Chokecherry Escapades!

The wild adventures continue!  This past week, my daughter and I brought home quite a bit more chokecherry than we'd originally planned!  The original plan was to get nettle, and it took several days even before THAT came home.  But the day we intended to get nettle, we realized a huge stand of chokecherries in … Continue reading Wild Adventures Part 5: Chokecherry Escapades!