Legions of soft, plump, frost-kissed rosehips hang heavy upon their slender, prickly stems. Many are perfectly ripe, slipping off the ends of their branches with a soft, orange gush, leaving a sticky paste to be licked off the fingers. First I made rosehip sauce by cooking the … [Read more...]
Wild Edible Notebook—October release!
The leaves are a'changing and the cool winds have begun to blow. Still, foraging season continues into October, and with it, a new-and-improved Wild Edible Notebook blows into town. October 2013 brings many exciting changes to the Notebook, including a new look-and-feel with … [Read more...]
Fall plant tour: Frisco, CO
Last week I led my first-ever edible plant ID hike, on North Tenmile Creek Trail in Frisco, Colorado. Here's a tour of the plants we found in case you'd like to look for them yourself. Wild Teas First is fireweed (Epilobium angustifolium, above). It is a native plant but it … [Read more...]