How to Train Your Eye to Find Morel Mushrooms

How to Train Your Eye to Find Morel Mushrooms

Morels are truly a spring delicacy. They exist all over the northern U.S. and can be found anywhere from orchards to alpine forests, but out west we’ve usually harvested them from April-June in forests that burned in recent years. They’re super fun to hunt for 

How to Pick Wild Morel Mushrooms Safely

How to Pick Wild Morel Mushrooms Safely

Morel mushrooms are a prized delicacy and it is well known that the best way to find them is to search through burn areas during the spring(s) following a wildfire. Recent fire seasons out west have been unprecedented, so it’s safe to say that morel 

How to Find Morels – Our Favorite Spring Mushrooms

How to Find Morels – Our Favorite Spring Mushrooms

First of all, this post isn’t about identifying morels but that’s obviously a very crucial part of any foraging. We have a brief post here where we provide recommendations for resources to learn to I.D. morels. Here is a mushroom that looks similar to a 

Our Super Trusty, Cheap, and Simple DIY Awning

Our Super Trusty, Cheap, and Simple DIY Awning

Several of our friends have asked us for instructions for our DIY awning, so here you go! Sorry for the mediocre photos – we wanted to get this out to a few friends before hunting season so we’re working with what we had – please 

The Must Haves For Mushroom Harvesting

The Must Haves For Mushroom Harvesting

What to bring along for a successful and fun mushroom harvest One of our favorite activities is mushroom hunting. We started to get passionate about fungi when we lived on the coast of California for a time. From our little home in the redwoods we 

How to Harvest and Cook Stinging Nettle – Vicious, Delicious, and Nutritious

How to Harvest and Cook Stinging Nettle – Vicious, Delicious, and Nutritious

Eating stinging nettle might sound terrible to those who have been stung by it and never bitten back, but once it’s cooked it is truly a spring delicacy. Because of their stinging leaves, nettles are definitely a little more tricky to harvest than most plants. 

How To Clean and Package Razor Clams

How To Clean and Package Razor Clams

Razor clams are a little tedious but they are easy to clean and the meat makes it totally worth the effort. With most clams and oysters, we usually eat the entire organism except for the shell. With razor clams, they are big enough that you 

How to Harvest Razor Clams – What Wood Driftwood Taste Like?

How to Harvest Razor Clams – What Wood Driftwood Taste Like?

As my dad said time and time again growing up, “NEVER TURN YOUR BACK ON THE OCEAN!” We have seen people get knocked down by waves and rolled up and down the beach. You never know when a big sneaker wave might come, so pay