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blanched fiddleheads layed out on a tray ready to be frozen
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Freezing Fiddleheads

Fiddleheads are a delicious wild Spring vegetable, only available for two or three weeks of the year. Their short availability makes them quite expensive if you don’t want to forage for them yourself. Since fiddleheads don’t particularly store well fresh, freezing fiddleheads is a great way to store them for […]

A tart and slightly fruity tea this wild rose hip tea is excellent for use in combating colds and flu's due to it's high Vitamin C content.
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Wild Rose Hip Tea

Once a very popular forageable food item, rose hips or rose haw are an excellent choice for anyone wanting start foraging. Women and children were encouraged to harvest these wild fruits, and grew roses in early kitchen gardens for easy access. They are a great source of natural Vitamin C […]

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Making Maple Syrup – A DIY Guide

Something I really wanted to post about this spring but haven’t been able to do myself due to a shortage of maple trees on my property, is how to make maple syrup at home! Who doesn’t love good maple syrup and the prices just seem to keep going up in […]