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Forage or foraging is the simple act of gathering food.  As we post fooraging articles or videos the links will also be shared here. Check out the seasonal forages linked below.

Mind you, sometimes the “wild” food is weeds that came up under the rosebushes – like in this YouTube Video

Forage in the Southwest

There is a wealth of food and other resources to be found in our region, starting with our own backyards!

You don’t have to be a homesteader, nor own acres of land.

We share ways to harvest and prepare both native and introduced products.

We urge you to harvest in a sustainable fashion.

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It’s a Way of Life

Although it’s gained far greater popularity in recent years, for our distant ancestors foraging would simply have been a way of life – a necessity in fact.

Foraging Topics

We offer many foraging tips both here – on this website – and on our YouTube Channel.  The links to the ones on our site are in blue.  The links to our YouTube are in red – because that is “their” color, not because they are dangerous or anything like that!  (Not political affiliations either!)

Anytime

Barrel Cactus Fruit forage/use – on this site

Barrel Cactus Fruit forage – on our YouTube

Creosote medicinal herb – on this site

Desert Broom medicinal herb – on this site

Mammalaria cactus – fruit – on YouTube

Pine – medicinal herb – on this site

Spring

Agarita Berries forage/use – on this site

Creosote Capers – forage – on our YouTube

Palo Verde Beans – forage – on our YouTube

Palo Verde Capers  – flower buds/use – on our YouTube

Peppergrass  – recipe/cook with – on this site

Rose Petals forage/use – on this site

Summer

Amaranth – forage/use on this site

Mesquite Beans – quick gf muffin – on this site

Mesquite Beans – gf muffin – on this site

Mesquite Beans – Forage Safely – on this site

Palo Verde Beans – forage – on our YouTube

Rose Petals forage/use – on this site

Squash Blossoms cook with – on this site

Squash Blossoms – cook with – on our YouTube

Fall

Palm Fruit forage/use – on this site

Palm Fruit forage – on our YouTube

Palo Verde Beans – forage – on our YouTube

Winter

Cheeseweed  – overview – on this site

Cheeseweed – forage/use – on this site

Cheeseweed – sauteed greens recipe – on this site

Palo Verde Beans – forage – on our YouTube

Peppergrass – forage/use – on our YouTube

 

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