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A gourmetician harvesting mushrooms

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Harvesting mushrooms with foodies

Because of what you do you get to hang out a lot with food affecionados: chefs, caterers, providores, producers, distributors, believers and amateurs. The common threat is the love for produce, its possibilities and the discovery of natural ingredients at … Continue reading

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What happen on the foraging tours?

This account below came from Kristy, a lovely WWOOFER from Uk who recently attended the Wild Food Master Class along the Cooks river. ********************** The brochure just handed to me, ‘Stop Mowing Your Lawns Australia, Eat Them!’ says it all … Continue reading

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on the common amaranth

It is everywhere around here, green amaranth, amaranthus viridis. It is a declared environmental weed in some places and a prized food in others, see what wikipedia has to say: Amaranthus viridis is eaten traditionally as a vegetable in South … Continue reading

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On hoW to pRepAre prIckLY peAr

Nopal, or prickly pear, has many uses, the most common being culinary. Mexican and South American cooking frequently calls for this versatile vegetable, and it is gaining popularity for its practicality and health benefits. Nopal is high in soluble fiber … Continue reading

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On making lilly pilli jam and searching for cabbage tree palms

It is likely, according to Jim, that the alluvial flats of Bundanon and adjoining properties had several Brush cherries Sygyzum penniculata. Now there are only a few very old specimen of it left, as they were cleared out of valuable … Continue reading

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Weeds as a source for human consumption

From here Thanks to PFAF for the amazing work This paper was sent into PFAF by Martha Díaz-Betancourt Weeds as a future source for human consumption. Martha Díaz-Betancourt1, Ismael R. López-Moreno1, Eduardo H. Rapoport2, Luciana Ghermandi2 , Estela Raffaele2 and … Continue reading

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passing on some good writing

Patrick Jones is an artist, permaculturalist and dad from Melbourne. At the moment busy with the setting up of a food forest as part of the incoming show at the MCA, In the Balance, check out the progress here and … Continue reading

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