Oyster Mushrooms: A Spring Delight & A Potent Teacher.

Oyster Mushrooms: A Spring Delight & A Potent Teacher.

As I wandered through the woods the other day, I stumbled upon some oyster mushrooms growing shelflike on a Red Alder log, and couldn’t help but let out a nostalgic chuckle.  I have a bit of a funny relationship with this particular edible fungus, you see. . .

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Fox Walkers | Weeks 28 + 29 | Family Day, Herb Fairies & Birdies!

Fox Walkers | Weeks 28 + 29 | Family Day, Herb Fairies & Birdies!

First and foremost, thanks to all who came out to spend the day with us at our Spring Family Visit Day a couple of weeks ago!  We had such a wonderful time playing running games, sharing our spring movement circle, imitating birds in our bird language skits, eating dandelion fritters, playing Jays and Chickadees, exploring critters under logs, examining plants, and singing songs with you!  Pat and I didn’t get around to taking many pictures on those days, but I’m sure that some of you took a few!  It was such an honor and joy to spend the day in the forest with you and your wonderful families!

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4 Wild Edibles to Add to Your Salad Right Now

4 Wild Edibles to Add to Your Salad Right Now

Happy Wednesday!

Well, somehow an entire season snuck by without me posting a new Wild Wednesdays blog! I guess I was too busy teaching our school-year nature connection programs and planning for summer camps!

Maybe you missed me, maybe you didn’t. . . but either way, now that spring is finally here, I’m more inspired than ever to start blogging again, especially with all of the magical happenings going on in the forest!

The plant growth in the PNW is simply phenomenal this time of year, so I’m feeling called to share with you a few of my favorite wild edibles, which are perfect for harvesting and adding to a wild salad right now.

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