Oak Bark

The Oak has a long history of being a sacred tree, especially to the Druids. The bark was not only used medicinally but also to tan leather and to add flavoring to smoked fish. Oak…



4 Easy Recipes Canning Cherries

Enjoy 4 of my delicious recipes for canning both tart and sweet cherries I am very blessed to be the Canbassador for Northwest Cherry Growers in Washington. For three years now I have created exciting…



Stinging Nettle

Stinging Nettle, plant of many uses. For many wild food and medicinal foragers alike, Stinging Nettle really has no equal and is one of the many native super foods. Despite this nettle is most famed…


Hoe Cakes

Don’t Be Confused About This Simple Quick Bread “Hoe Cakes” We’re back at George Washington’s Mount Vernon! Once again, we’re joined by Deb Colburn and today she has a recipe for “Hoe Cakes”. A delicious…




MASSH, the tool you need to Survive

The MASSH is created out of a solid piece of 3/16 mild steel, heat treated with a Rockwell between 48-52. The tool is 22 inches long and two pounds in weight. The MASSH is a…