Wildcrafting is the practice of harvesting plants and herbs from the wild for food or medicinal uses. However, most of us nowadays just buy our food and medicine from a store, and wildcrafting seems to have been forgotten. Or there might be some fear around picking plants: Is it poisonous? Will it taste really terrible?
These posts are all about new foods and ways of eating locally.
Seasonal food is alive, more fun, always changing. Many of us are attracted to it because it’s actually how our bodies are meant to eat food.
It takes years to not only grow the food and do something like a CSA program, but also tackle systemic food issues. If you’re going to grow and sell food, do it this way.
Just like a farmer would do, map out where you keep stuff, how you pack your fridge, how you move around the workspace. Once you see it laid out in front of you, you’ll start to notice patterns and ways of doing things more efficiently. This and more tips about saving time in the kitchen!
If you’re trying to go more local, buying fancy packaging with labels won’t be what fulfills the connection you’re trying to find to your food. You need to change up your strategy for going local, and invest your time and some money to get there. It’s worth the effort to go local, as you’ll eat produce that tastes better; know where your food comes from; and reap the nutritious rewards of eating fresh, local food.
Are you still struggling to eat healthy local food? Do you buy a bunch of organic veggies, only to have them go bad because you don’t know how to cook them? No matter how much we want to start a healthy green diet, many of us find it challenging to make it a routine. This…