"Foraging: Self-Sufficiency" offers all the information you need to identify, harvest and use edible wild plants, herbs, fruits, nuts, mushrooms, seaweeds and more! Read an excerpt from "Foraging: Self-Sufficiency" on how to identify and find four common plants: chickweed, ground elder, meadowsweet and stinging nettle.
How to forage and preserve wild huckleberries. These are probably similar to what Laura and Mary picked from wild bushes during their lives! By Montana Homesteader
WILD BLACKBERRIES are 100% safe to eat and easy to recognize. They have red branches that have long thorns similar to a rose, the green leaves are wide and jagged. They are best to find in the spring when their white flowers bloom, they are clustered all around the bush and their flowers have 5 points. The berries ripen around August to September.