Living off the Land
Tips on learning how to harvest ur own food off the land.
elderberry syrup :: winter wellness « HAUTE NATURE Gracious nearby neighbor Glynna allowed a massive harvesting of her very large elderberry bush. After cleaning, de-stemming, cooking down with water and adding honey--the result is a special treat reserved for drinking during the cold and flu season: elderberry syrup. Elderberry is a great immune booster during the winter, it helps to break up congestion from cold and flu.
Willow Haven Outdoor Survival Training
White pine survival uses: Resin can be heated and mixed with crushed charcoal to make a natural epoxy Make pine-needle tea from the green pine needles – very rich in Vitamin C Inner bark layers are edible Harvest pine nuts from the pine cones Candles and lamps can be made from pine resin and it can be used to waterproof seams in clothing or crude containers The very pliable surface layer roots make excellent (and strong) natural cordage.
Native Harvests: American Indian Wild Foods and Recipes
Native Harvests by E. Barrie Kavasch This practical primer on natural foods not only provides recipes for a variety of dishes that are uniquely Native American but also identifies and describes the uses of specific ceremonial, medicinal, and sacred plants.
Sassafras Tree. Boil the root in water to get a tea tasting like Root Beer, but you must limit your intake.. Each October we go to a fair and the lines are always long waiting for a delicious warm cup of tea. Another great item comes from this plant, grind the dried leaves to get File' which is great in Gumbos.