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Kelsey Fast
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A new post on the blog to help you deal with the odd and ends in your pantry!
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Grow Write Guild No. 12 - Fall is Here
Temperatures falling Colours change to red and orange Autumn approaches. '
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Getting to The Heart of the Matter
In the course of my gardening and foraging journey I often find myself in conversation with people who are curious about what I do, and why I do it.  People are interested these days in what it looks like to get back to to the land, and to rediscover tradit...
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July Harvest Totals
August Harvest Totals Asterisk denotes foraged harvest (in the wilderness or the neighbourhood). *Arnica: 55 g Basil: 6 g Beets (Chioggia): 42 g Buckwheat: 23 g Carrots (Danvers): 864 g Chamomile: 17 g Garlic Scapes: 9 g Lemon Balm: 12 g Lettuce (Drunken Wo...
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Road Tripping and Cloth Diapering
This is not my usual topic for this blog, but today I wanted to talk a little bit about cloth diapers.  Yup.      If you think about it, this is not as off topic as it might seem.  I care about the earth and care to continue my foraging, and gardening for m...
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Foraging for Saskatoons and a Pie!
This is one of those posts that has been sitting in the queue for quite a while stamped as "draft".  I've waited so long to finish it up that I don't even know if anyone has Saskatoons left that they can forage!  I think it is this terrible weather getting ...
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Flower Foraging and How to Make a Salve For Bumps and Burns
Something I have been expanding on in my foraging repertoire this year is the amount of flowers (edible or medicinal) that I collect.  I have been reading a lot about the benefits of flowers like yarrow, red clover, arnica, and even daisies, and have been m...
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June Harvest Totals
June Harvest Totals Asterisk denotes foraged harvests. *Asparagus: 2643 g Basil (Thai): 31 g Beets (Chioggia): 29 g Carrots (Danvers): 47 g Chamomile: 19 g *Daisies: 51 g Dill: 6 g Evergreen Tips: 47 g Haskap Berries: 61 g Lemon Balm: 12 g Lettuce (Drunken ...
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Tea from the Garden - With Instructions for Oolong and Bancha Hojicha
I have always been interested in the idea of growing everything I might want to use.  My goal is to someday have a few acres, and try to produce at least all our fruits and vegetables.  It's a lofty goal, but I like having something to aim for.  Part of the...
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April and May Harvest Totals
April and May Harvest Totals Beet Greens: 12 g Camellia Sinensis: 146 g Chamomile: 1 g Dandelion Flowers: 14 g Dandelion Greens: 200 g Green Garlic: 13 g Pea Shoots: 9 g Rosemary: 16 g Tarragon: 12 g Wild Asparagus: 2618 g Wild Yarrow: 65 g TOTAL: 3.106 kg ...
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