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  • First Foraged Salad This Year!
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    First Foraged Salad This Year!

    2 years ago

    Yes... Spring has sprung in my neck of the woods. Which means it's that time of the year. Time to saddle up the trusty ol' lawn mower and get busy. I had spent many a warm moment during this past fall digging up...

  • Thoughts About GMO Corn and Thistle
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    Thoughts About GMO Corn and Thistle

    2 years ago

    Genetically Modified corn, a.k.a. GMO or GM corn, is corn that has been genetically engineered to be herbicide resistant, or Roundup ready. Roundup is a herbiicide. Roundup kills plants. Roundup is poison. GMO corn...

  • Why Not Use A Composting Toilet?
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    Why Not Use A Composting Toilet?

    2 years ago

    A composting toilet, in a nut shell, is a toilet that uses no water to flush. Instead it produces compost. A wonderful book to read is The Humanure Handbook. Find it at the link below. ...

  • Corn, Beans, and Squash: The Three Sisters
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    Corn, Beans, and Squash: The Three Sisters

    2 years ago

    To some Native Americans corn, beans, and squash are known as the Three Sisters. When planted together as companions, corn is in the middle, next beans around the corn, then squash near the beans. The corn will grow...

  • Container Gardening For Free Food
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    Container Gardening For Free Food

    2 years ago

    When you decide to grow vegetables, fruit, or herbs in containers, you will be limited only by your own imagination! Almost anything can serve as a container to grow something you wish to have. Growing your own produce...

  • Free Food:  Growing Your Own.
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    Free Food: Growing Your Own.

    2 years ago

    Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to get free food!

  • Free Food Foragers Beware!
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    Free Food Foragers Beware!

    2 years ago

    I have been writing Hubs about obtaining and using free, wild food recently. So I think I would be lax if I didn't also write a Hub about being very careful about what a person forages from the environment. Always,...

  • Free Food: Cattails
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    Free Food: Cattails

    2 years ago

    I have heard it said that if you are lost in the wilderness and find a stand of cattails, you have hit the jackpot! Cattails can provide you with not only food, but also with fuel, because you can burn the dried, old...

  • Free Food: Dandelion Anyone?
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    Free Food: Dandelion Anyone?

    2 years ago

    A good question might be "Where can you not find dandelions?" These weeds pop up just about everywhere and are a real pain in the patootie to get rid of. Remember blowing the pretty puff balls off dandelions...

  • Free Food: Mudbugs a.k.a. Crawdads
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    Free Food: Mudbugs a.k.a. Crawdads

    2 years ago

    Crawdads are a native fresh water crustacean, that look just a whole lot like little lobsters, because they are in the same family. Crawdads live mostly in fresh running water, so brooks, streams, creeks, and rivers...

  • Free Food: Catfishing with a Trotline
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    Free Food: Catfishing with a Trotline

    2 years ago

    http://www.marshbunny.com/stjohns/trotline/images/trotline.gif Fishing with a trot line is just a real easy way to wet alot of hooks with just a couple of people. It's kind of a "set it and forget it" way to...

  • Free Food: Chicory
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    Free Food: Chicory

    2 years ago

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_qKnjpdhTv2M/TGFgdir18EI/AAAAAAAABIY/DRbyiFm4CqQ/s1600/chicory+art+old+fashioned.jpg Chicory, a perennial (comes back every year) herb plant with a blue to lavender flower is a great free food...

  • Free Food Harvesting
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    Free Food Harvesting

    2 years ago

    There is free food all over the country, growing wild, and ready for harvest. The varities of wild food are just about endless, and can be either plants or animals. When harvesting wildlife for the dinner table, make...

  • Free Food: Prickly Pear Jelly
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    Free Food: Prickly Pear Jelly

    2 years ago

    You will need: One gallon of Prickly Pear fruit, rendered to 4 cups of juice 4 cups of sugar 2 packages of fruit pectin Water A large pot for boiling the ingredients A larger pot to boil the jars Gloves...

  • Strange Things Today
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    Strange Things Today

    4 years ago

    The human race collectively, right now, has failed. And I realize that is a broad statement. But our race is playing God. Actively and passively. This is happening through the arrogance of the scientific community,...

  • Hambone, Soupbone.... Anybody Hungry? (republished)
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    Hambone, Soupbone.... Anybody Hungry? (republished)

    5 years ago

    We live in a finite world in many aspects. There are X amount of areas to grow and produce food. (I mean, you can only chop down so many trees, in so many areas, to use those areas to plant crops, or graze stock...

  • The World Is My Canvas, But I'm Running Out Of Paint
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    The World Is My Canvas, But I'm Running Out Of Paint

    6 years ago

    Growing older and looking back, I find myself remembering the dreams I held so dear at certain times in my life. Dreams I somehow managed to to turn into reality. Dreams I only dreamed of, but never achieved. I...

  • Bug Juice: Bye Bye Bugs!
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    Bug Juice: Bye Bye Bugs!

    2 years ago

    In my own garden I use more than one natural pest repellant with success. Garlic and onion spray being a couple of my favorites. They are easy to make, use and even store well in the fridge. But now, I want to talk...

  • My 1970s
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    My 1970s

    6 years ago

    I was 13 in 1970, too young to be a hippie, and too far in the sticks to get involved in the "peace movement" even if I had been older. But I heard the slogans floating around. "Stop the war"!...

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