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Foraging

Northern Food Fusion

I am a lover of adventure and fine tastes – a forager of the wild world. The life I live is close with nature and so is my diet.I am a Gwich’in Inuvialuit Caucasian woman living in the far north, and a student of natural...

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Why I Love Little Birds

The view overlooking Bennett Lake, after summiting my first mountain, while accompanying a friend on his goat hunt, will stay with me forever.The noise of the wind through the high passes, blowing clouds through the huge...

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Know Thy Microclimate

I’ve put a lot of miles under me this spring between Victoria, B.C. and the Klondike Valley,and had thought I would be riding the green wave north. It is true that there were more leaves out on the Gulf Islands than there...

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Tonic or toxin?

Ah, arnica. Renowned for its power to soothe sore muscles, sprains and bruises, and a common gateway drug into the wonderful world of the do-it-yourself apothecary.Most often it is in the form of arnica oil, where the bright...

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Death by Camas

Yes, a new form of torture has been developed, involving an unrelenting repetition of a single passage from the Myth of Sisyphus – what? C-A-M-A-S? So, not Albert? Oh…sorry about that. Let’s begin again.I love the...

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What Not to Eat: Water Hemlock

When I first began eating wild mushrooms, I was studying squirrels. I watched which mushrooms they picked to stash in trees, and figured that whichever ones they ate were probably not (or not very) poisonous. These days I know a...

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Pancake Tuesday

Seasonal eaters, whether they are gardeners, foragers, or locavores reading the labels at thegrocery store, know that the lean time of year isn’t during the dead of winter.Then, storerooms are still stocked with plump...

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