Category Archives: Permaculture

Traditional Slavic dish: Wild Boar kidneys with Honey Wine reduction and Ginger, over Buckwheat Kasha.

I was talking about how sustainable the foraging for invasive species is for some time now. But all these times i researched invasive plants and how they can be used in cooking as a healthier alternative to mass-produced veggies. Foraging … Continue reading

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Grow food forests, grow mushrooms, then forage for life.

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Foraging meets Food Forestry. Tips on turning your local park into a thriving Food Forest.

After the mid-winter holidays the Spring is inevitably happens, and now it’s the time to begin thinking about what can be planted, and where. After all, planting can make foraging even more diverse, or perhaps can eliminate a trip to … Continue reading

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Chicken of the Woods

Recently, and upon being “urban farmers” The quality of our food improved about 100%. Compared to the top quality gourmet supermarket foods we used to buy. Now we are eating things we grew ourselves and especially wild things. This morning … Continue reading

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Kudzu is in blossom, make Magic Jam!

As we came down closer to river on our way to Hudson, we stumble on a hidden valley that is completely taken by Kudzu (Pueraria lobata). It looked like a medium size lake, where instead of water there were expanses … Continue reading

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Underground Food Storage- Pogreb

•1 – potato bin 2 – drain 3 – roof 4 – shelves 5 – clay floor, 10 sm. •Use area with compact soil, in elevated spots, underground water should be 1 meter away from the floor. Measure U.W. level in spring. … Continue reading

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Wood Sorrel Salad

Oxalis stricta, called the common yellow woodsorrel (or simply yellow woodsorrel), common yellow oxalis, upright yellow-sorrel, lemon clover, or more ambiguously and informally “sourgrass” [2] or “pickle plant“, is an herbaceous plant [3] native to North America, parts of Eurasia, … Continue reading

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