Urban Foraging





2/23/2016
Grandma's 55-year-old recipe inspired us to crack a few dozen butternuts so we could make her Black Walnut Cake.
9/25/2015
You might find food sources lurking in surprising places!
11/28/2014
Found fruit scavenged from 'our' urban apple tree and our backyard quince made a delicious Thanksgiving pie.
10/1/2014
Seeking out abandoned apple trees is worth the effort. With a little time and energy, you can harvest many pounds of free fruit!
8/7/2014
What tastes better than homegrown? Homegrown and FREE! There may be free food lurking in your own backyard if you take the time to look.
1/22/2014
Butternuts are plentiful in our neighborhood. This year we stole a few from the squirrels for ourselves!
12/17/2013
I canned apple pie filling using the apples from our 'urban foraging' expeditions.




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