Tag: wild food plants

Wild Bitters Bliss

Bitters brewing away since last December…pulled out of the pantry…to feed the digestive fires. This batch came to be when I stumbled upon a beautiful patch of sow thistle plants (Sonchus oleraceus) while skipping along a country trail. Lovingly harvested…their healing leaves combined with nutmeg, cardamom, dried starfruit, chilis, cloves, wild fennel seeds, ginger root, …

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Wild Food Foraging and Native Hawaiian Plants on Oahu

I recently came across this video from 5 years ago that I never uploaded and shared. Surprise! So glad I found Part 2 of a hike with Mashuri Waite, which highlights wild food plants and Hawaiian native plants found on the Manoa Cliff Trail, Oahu. This trail is getting regular love from a group of …

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Here Comes the Sun

The plants on our property are boosting with all this growing sunlight. Photosynthesis is at work. We continue to pack our baskets with beautiful greens, and today with the treat of some strong healthy greens and a peeled stem of this shin san cho (Erechtites valerianifolia) Here’s a look into some of today’s greens. They …

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Sunny Savage highlight in Molly O’Neill’s new Cookbook – One Big Table

For those who love cookbooks, the recent release of One Big Table by Molly O’Neill will dazzle you with a huge supply of foods found throughout America. If you look deep within its 880 pages, you will find 3 of those highlighting myself and several wild greens found throughout America. Molly O’Neill is the author …

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Cooking with Mesquite – also known as kiawe

Check out this beautiful new cookbook from Desert Harvesters in southern Arizona….Eat Mesquite! Known as kiawe in Hawaii, the Prosopis genus provides delicious food for those in the know. This cookbook was inspired by the long lines of enthusiastic eaters at the Desert Harvesters’ annual Mesquite Milling Fiesta and Pancake Breakfast in Tucson, Arizona, who …

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Explore New Zealand with Sunny Savage

Yeehaw…I’m getting back into making videos! Over Christmas I went on an awesome trip with 12 of my family members to explore and adventure through New Zealand. Going by airplane, foot, sailboat…it’s always an adventure traveling with us! My stores of dog rose (Rosa canina) hips are already gone and the elderflowers are now blooming …

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Wild Food Summit IV

Another great year at the Wild Food Summit on the White Earth Reservation in northern Minnesota. This was our 4th Annual gathering and this year we had a spontaneous music recording with all the awesome musical talent attending. Listen to the Wild Food Summit song as you watch the video!

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