Tag: wild food plants

Savage Designs

I am so excited to announce the launch of my new eco clothing and design company Savage Designs. It all started with a dream to create clothing out of wild harvested nettle, clothes that heal us and the earth. Besides being an incredible wild food, nettle has been used as medicine and fiber for millenia. …

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Wild Food Summit III – part 3

Here’s the final video from the Wild Food Summit, held on the White Earth Reservation in northern Minnesota around the summer solstice. Click here to watch part 1, and here to watch part 2. This video is the remaining interview with Sam Thayer, author of Forager’s Harvest. Sam and his wife Melissa recently challenged themselves …

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Wild Food Summit III – part 1

The White Earth Tribal and Community College, located on the White Earth Reservation in northern Minnesota, hosted the 3rd annual Wild Food Summit. This gathering, which was held during the summer solstice, brought folks together who were interested in learning about identifying and preparing wild foods. But as shown through the various interviews, the gathering …

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Canada Goes Wild!

The Canadians are definitely ahead of the game on publicly bringing in the ‘goods from the woods’. As leaders in this movement for the North American continent, our neighbors to the north have private businesses, educational institutions, and government monies dedicated to promoting and supporting the harvest and distribution of wild foods. Click here, to …

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Magnificent Milkweed

Check out the video below to see how the Ogallala Comfort Company is creating beautiful high-quality products out of one of my favorite wild plants, common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca). I was able to interview Herb Knudsen, who founded the Natural Fibers Corporation back in 1986, at their headquarters in Ogallala, NE. For those interested in …

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Plant Healing with Frank Cook

Here is the second video from a wild plant retreat I attended with Doug Elliott and Frank Cook. Based out of the Sunnybank Inn, which sits along the Appalachian Trail near Hot Springs, NC, we traveled to some amazing places nearby and learned a wealth of information from these two astute mountain men. Doug Elliott …

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Sing Along with Doug Elliott

Here is a long-overdue video from my time spent in the Appalachian Mountains with Doug Elliott and Frank Cook, during the late part of April. I attended an absolutely wonderful wild plant retreat with these gentle giants of the plant world and learned so much from them both. Doug is a gifted mountain man who, …

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An Education with Wildman Steve Brill

Wildman Steve Brill is the central character to probably the most widely known modern day wild food story ever told. It’s become legendary, and if you don’t know it…here it is: Wildman was teaching a foraging class in New York City’s Central Park in 1986. The New York City Parks Commissioner was not happy this …

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