There is food growing all around us. Some may refer to them as weeds but if only they knew how nutritious and yummy these wild foods are.
This post will introduce you to a few of the most common wild foods growing in New Brunswick. There are many more to discover!
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Oh August… you are so intense! Just like last year … you are a month packed full of change, surges of activity, excess and heat! Oh, the heat, the growth spurts in the garden, the abundance of giant harvests of wild berries, multiple preserving projects and the energy of the long days filled with sun and work! Harvest is just beginning with many things that … Continue reading Abundant August – by guest blogger Sarah Smith
Every summer solstice the Wild Caraway Restaurant hosts a fabulous wild edibles dinner which is so superlatively divine it’d blow your socks off. The 8th Annual Foraging Dinner held this past June 21st was no exception. Owned by the authentic and energetic duo of Andrew Aitken and Sarah Greibel, the Wild Caraway (WC) is located in Advocate Harbour, a remote village in Cumberland County. The … Continue reading WILD about Foraging for Food
Nothing says it’s spring more than fiddleheads! These tightly furled shoots of the Ostrich Fern are named for their resemblance to the head of a fiddle (violin). This fern typically grows in moist, shady environments, which are commonplace in rural NS. For folks around these parts, foraging for fiddleheads is engrained in the culture. As a come from away, it has taken me several years … Continue reading Fiddlehead Fever