100 Days of Useful Homesteading Skills: Day 56 – Foraging for Wild Edibles

nature-plant-fruit-berry-sweet-flower-566085-pxhere.comAs a family, we enjoy collecting wild grapes, fennel, blackberries, dandelion, chicory, chickweed, miner’s lettuce, mushrooms, elderberries, and more to augment our own supply of fresh and preserved foods. Foraged foods are free, and they are fun to collect.

We usually spend a day doing it, take a packed breakfast, snacks, and a picnic lunch. Bringing swimming clothes in the summer is also a good choice because you never know when you might come across a nice, cool body of water to wade in.

You don’t have to live on a farm to enjoy foraging. You can do it now, wherever you live. Continue reading