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  1. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    Miner's Lettuce / Indian Lettuce / Winter Purslane Claytonia Perfoliata (See full blog post with pictures here) Miner's lettuce is a fast growing annual that gets it's name from the gold miners who came to California during the gold rush. The plant was frequently found in large patches is...
  2. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    Stinging Nettles Urtica Dioica (See full blog post with pictures here) I have heard of nettles referred to as the most nutritious plant in the world. While I'm skeptical of this claim, I have no doubt that this is way up there on the list. It's loaded with protein, vitamins A and C, iron...
  3. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    Rose Hips (See full blog post with pictures here) While most people know the petals of roses can be eaten (well minus the bitter white part towards the bottom), I've found that an incredible amount of people don't know about rose hips, which is really where the plant shines. The rose hip...
  4. Urban Survival
    Today I came to the reality that my family and I will die if a long term survival situation takes place. Why did this realization surprise me? Because I have spent the last five years of my life preparing my home, my supplies, and (most importantly) my skills for the potential collapse of life...
  5. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    In the pursuit of being a better forager: What was your first wild edible you learned to recognize/find? And how do you use it? Thanks :)
  6. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    This is the first episode in the new location, The Ozarks. In it I go over Chasmanthium latifolium, sometimes called inland sea oats, flat head oats, wood oats or river oats. Though not actually an oat they're prepared the same way and can be found throughout the south and midwest.
  7. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    Anyone know a good book with photos or a solid PDF? I have googled around trying to find something but most things online either don't have good pictures or are not specific to my area. Other than cattails, honeysuckle, blueberries, ramps, and wild onions, I'm not sure what else you can eat...
  8. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Does anyone here have experience with cooking up turtle? What recipes do you use and what methods do you use to procure your catch? This is a video on using a turtle to cook what I call survival stir fry!
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