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Foraging for Wild Food

Fresh salad with kale and day lilies from my garden.

Foraging for Tiger Lilies

Eating Tiger Lilies Tiger lilies are a wild variety of day lily (Hemerocallis) that often grows in naturalized clumps along ditches and …

Lamb's quarters grows rampantly in my garden, and I let it!

Freezing Lambs Quarters

  Lambs Quarters for the Freezer We have a lot of lambs quarters growing in our garden. I weeded much of it …

Young horseradish leaves.

Spring Salad

Spring Salad One of my favorite things about spring is all of the new greens coming up for cooking and making salads. …

Mixture of wild and garden greens for our dinner salad.

Spring on Our Homestead

Life is Good Spring is probably my favorite season on the homestead. The world is beginning to green up. My garden is …

You can dry meat outdoors if you had a successful hunt and need a way to preserve it for later.

Survival Summit!

Off Grid Food Preservation I’m not one to go around tooting my own horn…I’m too busy getting my homesteading work done! But …

These apples came from a tree on an old farm. They appear to be Golden Delicious.

How to Use Wild Apples

I recently harvested a feed bag full of wild apples and used them to make applesauce and Applesauce Cake with Maple Cream …