Sometimes simplicity is the best way to live in harmony with nature. Edible plants are a perfect example of this. Have you ever felt that in order to live a green & healthy lifestyle, you need to quit your job and retreat to the wilderness, never to be seen again? The problem is... that's not quite as simple as it sounds. Many naturalists & lovers of the outdoors get caught in a bind … [Read more...] about 7 Edible Plants Anyone Can Grow At Home (Easy perennials you can eat!)
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Let’s talk about how to survive in the wild with nothing… As some of you may already know, I've done a few different survival trips over the years to test my skills in various situations. During my year with the Anake Outdoor School I spent a week sleeping under the hallowed root ball of a big spruce tree in the woods, drinking rainwater out of holes I had dug in the ground lined with … [Read more...] about How To Survive In The Wild With Nothing…
Have you ever wanted to touch a deer? Or get an inside look at animals in their native habitat? I've been a dedicated practitioner of animal stalking techniques since sometime in my late teens. I love the thrill of getting close to wild animals, and I love pushing the limits of my abilities. It's one of my favourite ways to test awareness skills. It's also nice to know that if I ever need to … [Read more...] about How To Stalk Animals (And Not Get Caught!)
I remember when I first discovered that dandelion isn't just some useless yellow flower that grows in fields and lawns. As a child, I went to a local Waldorf school where we were taught to respect nature (and how to make dandelion crowns). But it wasn't until later in my teen years when I realized that dandelions also have amazing edible & medicinal qualities. Many herbal teachers will tell … [Read more...] about What Can Dandelions Be Used For?
Did you know that it's possible to identify plants in the parsley family with just a handful of easy-to-spot growth patterns? The parsley family is a large and common group of plants. Some of them are highly edible and nutritious while others are very poisonous. For this reason, the parsley family is one of the best to know for survival and general wildcrafting purposes. Luckily you won't have … [Read more...] about How To Identify An Herb Of The Parsley Family
Have you ever been lost in the wilderness? If you've had that experience, then you already know how scary & intense it can be. One of the greatest dangers is the urge to panic and move faster, which only gets you more lost (we're going to fix that today). Most cases of people getting lost are minor. You get turned around while wandering in a new part of the forest. But occasionally even … [Read more...] about Natural Navigation Techniques: How To Not Get Lost In The Woods
Do you get enough wild food in your diet? Hunting for edible plants is a great way to connect with nature while getting free organic healthy food. I made this video to explain that eating wild food isn't just good for you... It's also good for the environment! So there's just one question you have to ask yourself... Will you take the 30 day wild edible plant challenge? The Best Way To Get … [Read more...] about 30 Day Wild Food Challenge