Foraging · Trail Cooking

Foraging For Nettles

As Spring returns to the Pacific Northwest, one of the first signs is Stinging Nettles (Urtica dioica) coming up in damp areas. On our land, we see them first in the draw that goes into our well head. We get some amazing nettles there. These grow low to the ground and are typically lush and… Continue reading Foraging For Nettles

Book Reviews

Botany & Wildcrafting Course Review

This past Spring I was given a chance to take a new class from Herbal Academy. The new course was on Botany & Wildcrafting. So what does this have to do with hiking and backpacking you might ask? A lot I would tell you. I am not shy about my love of identifying wild plants… Continue reading Botany & Wildcrafting Course Review