Category: Foraging

  • Can You Eat Mussels From A Lake? (Toxic or Delicious)

    Can You Eat Mussels From A Lake? (Toxic or Delicious)

    Mussels are highly nutritious as they are excellent sources of protein and essential amino acids. You can eat mussels from a lake (freshwater mussels), although they are less tasty than their saltwater counterparts.  How Are Freshwater Mussels Different From Marine Mussels? The first difference between the two is where they’re found. You can find freshwater […]

  • Can You Forage and Eat Mussels from the Beach?

    Can You Forage and Eat Mussels from the Beach?

    Yes, you can forage and eat mussels from the beach. Mussel foraging is a fun, adventure-filled activity that also adds protein to your diet sustainably. That said, there are some risks involved in eating mussels foraged from the beach. Therefore, it’s critical to know and take the necessary safety precautions. Why Is Eating Wild Mussels […]

  • Washington State Foraging Laws

    Washington State Foraging Laws

    Foraging is the process of searching, singling out, and gathering wild food for free in different non-occupied areas.  It’s a great way to experience nature and to gain health benefits from the various foods. From land, you can forage greens, berries, mushrooms, and nuts. And from the sea and freshwater sources, you can get seaweed […]

  • Edible Seaweed Types | Forage For Edible Seaweed

    Edible Seaweed Types | Forage For Edible Seaweed

    The use of seaweed as human food originally began in countries like China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea.  Inhabitants of the coastal areas of Malaysia and Indonesia have also eaten fresh seaweed as salad components.  In recent years, seaweed has become popular in other countries such as France, Ireland, the USA, Canada, among others. […]

  • Foraging Classes UK (Locations and Prices)

    Foraging Classes UK (Locations and Prices)

    There are foraging classes everywhere, and some of the best are in the UK. Learn how to forage in person, with a guided nature walk, or opt to take online foraging classes at home. Soon, you’ll know what’s edible, what’s not, what’s endangered, and other information that’s key to becoming a great forager. What is […]

  • Can You Eat Leaves from Trees? (Foraging Tree Guide)

    Can You Eat Leaves from Trees? (Foraging Tree Guide)

    You can eat leaves from many trees, yes! Just be aware that some tree leaves are quite toxic, too. Before you go foraging leaves, you will absolutely need to be able to tell the difference (some toxic tree leaves can even prove fatal). On the other hand, edible tree leaves can be added to salads, […]

  • How Do You Become a Professional Forager?

    How Do You Become a Professional Forager?

    It’s fairly simple to become a professional forager. All that you need are quality foraged goods and a restaurant or store as a buyer. You can also sell certain goods online, dried. Or, you can turn them into jams, jellies, balms, and lotions to sell. Of course, some foraged goods are worth more than others. […]

  • Foraging Classes USA (Online and In-Person Class Details)

    Foraging Classes USA (Online and In-Person Class Details)

    Foraging is fairly straightforward, but there’s still a lot you’ll need to know! For instance, what toxic plants should you avoid? Where can you find edible plants growing, and at what time of year?  Instead of slowly piecing the knowledge together, you can take a foraging class. These are available both online and in-person and […]

  • Can You Eat Tree Bark?

    Can You Eat Tree Bark?

    Believe it or not, you can actually eat many kinds of tree bark. The most edible part is the cambium, which is the living layer growing under the outer bark. This material is comparably very soft and tender. It’s often sweet, and sometimes bitter. Not only that, but it’s full of vitamins and calorie-rich, energizing […]