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15 Edible Plants to Forage in Your Own Back Yard

Spring is in full swing over here in Suffolk.  It’s really nice, I have to say!  One of the things I look forward to the most when the ground thaws is the beginning of the foraging season.  So far, we have only been on one official foraging walk, and it was to collect stinging nettles.  […]

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What to Do With Stinging Nettles

The appearance of stinging nettles in my neighborhood is exciting, because it marks the beginning of the foraging season!  Last year, spring came in so late that we were desperate enough to go collect nettles that had just barely broken out of the frozen ground.  We brewed beer with them and found some fun ways […]

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Making Wild Nettles Beer

Yep, I made nettles beer!  We were drinking this very tasty beverage just two weeks after our afternoon foraging for stinging nettles.  If you haven’t read any other home brew posts, I just want to remind you that I am a complete novice, and have just figured out how to do this on my own.  […]

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