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Articles on Identifying, harvesting, and preparing wild foods

Pics From Foraging @ Mountainside Park, Montclair, NJ

Heres a look at some pics from the foraging class in Montclair, NJ – Oct 25, 2014 [Show slideshow] 12► Happy Foraging! Dandelion Further Suggested Reading: Foraging Articles Foraging Videos: Click Here Share on Facebook

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Foraging the Autumn Olive

Heres a look at one of my favorite wild berries – Autumn Olive (Elaeagnus umbellata). Autumn olive, or elaegnus is a delicious and tart berry which, before the first winter frost is very astringent due to being full of tannic … Continue reading

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Foraging the “True” Turkey Tail Musroom

Trametes versicolor is a powerful antiviral, anticandida, as well as immunomodulator, Yet, there are a few mushrooms that look somewhat similar to the untrained eye. Here’s a look at two pics showing the true turkey tail (trametes versicolor) on the … Continue reading

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Foraging Herbalist Mentorship Training, 2015

Herbalism and Foraging Training, 2015 Monthly Group Mentorship Program in Somerset NJ Beginning in spring of 2015, I’ll be taking another 10 personal students for a year-long training intensive program. I’ll be systematically teaching each student to work in depth with the diverse plant … Continue reading

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Beach Plums!

Beach plums are amazing!! They are a local, and sacred food source. Share with the rest of nature, and help these grow in your garden! In-Joy! More vids can be seen at www.youtube.com/returntonatureskills RTN on Facebook: www.facebook.com/returntonatureskills Share on Facebook

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Yesterday’s Haul at the Mushroom ID Class

It was truly an honor to share with another group of wonderful people in the woods. Here’s some shots from some of what we came home with a small array of the miracles of nature that revealed themselves. Many ate … Continue reading

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This Upcoming Weekend – The Yoga of Foraging – August 8-10

Join Dan for a weekend of foraging and sense meditations in a pristine and peaceful ashram.  The foundation of all herbal traditions stems back to working deeply with the senses. Engaging the constitutional aspects of herbs is a central practice … Continue reading

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New Article Published – Foraging for Mustard Greens

Dirt Magazine published my second article this month. This ones entitled “Kales Wild Cousin” in which I share about some of the great wild edibles of the Brassica (mustard) family. “That yellow stuff you put on hot dogs? That’s right, … Continue reading

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Video on checking for ticks while outside…

Heres a video on checking for ticks, a huge topic for me as a wildcrafter in NJ. Hopefully this will give you some tips on awareness as to when to look, where to look, and how to stay diligent in … Continue reading

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New Class Announcement! Guerilla Foraging Class @ Deans Natural Foods – Bernards, NJ (July 18)

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