Category Archives: Wild Food and Medicine Articles

Articles on Identifying, harvesting, and preparing wild foods

Class Reflection – Winter Survival Foraging @ Manasquan Reservior – 02-23-2014

Winter Survival Foraging @ Manasquan Reservior – 02-23-2014 The weather was amazing, and it was a beautiful sunny day; a rare temperature from such a snowy winter. It felt like spring, and I was excited at the prospects of the … Continue reading

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Full Interview with Wall Township Life

Heres the unedited and behind the scenes full interview I did with Marilyn from Wall Township Life magazine article – Seen here.  Navigating the Back Woods of Wall Township  By Marilyn Zein El-Abidin  These articles are written in advance, and … Continue reading

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Violet Identification Video

Violets are a very nutrient dense food; they contain high amounts of minerals and vitamins and can easily be collected in abundance if you know how to identify them. This video is intended to help clarify your vision so that … Continue reading

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Return to Nature Article in “Wall Township Life” Magazine!

Wall Township Life did a write up on the work I have been sharing through Return to Nature, which was a really fun chance to share some of the philosophy and ideas behind what I am teaching. Hope you enjoy … Continue reading

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Foraging for Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) – A Favorite Winter Forest Tea

Here’s a short video I took foraging in a park in New Jersey. This area I was walking is located at the tip of the Pine Barrens; there is sandy acidic soil and a heath forest including rhododendron and blueberries, … Continue reading

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Realizations on Raccoons – A Timely Encounter with a Masked Messenger

A Timely Encounter with a Masked Messenger Last night, while I was driving, suddenly I witnessed that there was a young and adorable raccoon frozen scared in the middle of the road and cars were whizzing by it.  Not wanting … Continue reading

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The Life of a Suburban Forager: The Oyster Mushroom Spot

This tree meant a lot to me over the years.  Growing up it was the highest tree that we could climb.  I climbed so high up and remember the wobbly feeling as gravity felt that it had less of a … Continue reading

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Groundhog Medicine – The Wisdom of the Groundhog

Today I was shown a bit of groundhog medicine. She lives in my front yard with her 4 babies, so I want to befriend her, learn from her, and become connected with her, to work in symbiosis, and to watch … Continue reading

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Make Food Your Art!

 When food is beautiful and full of color it does so much more than just fill our stomach of a temporary void. It is healing, potent, alive, and feeds all of our senses. Food is ART.     

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Drink Your Lawn! … no seriously

Each morning I’ve literally been going out with a colander and a pair of scissors to clip from my garden and use for my morning smoothie. but lately I’ve been venturing farther and farther from the “box”. I’ve found myself carefully and gently … Continue reading

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