Posts tagged edible
Weeds as friends? Farmers friend: a nutritious and medicinal plant in everyone's garden.

Is your garden full of weeds? Excellent! You might find that you have something quite special there.
Meet farmers friend (bidens pilosa). a weedy friend indeed. And food. And medicine. And free.
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In season now: Blue flax lily

Oh dear, they're here! Blue flax lily, all over the parks, reserves and street plantings of Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and further. Have you tried the berries yet? Check the hints in the blog post, consult Wild Food Map for location and enjoy! Short season folks, better be quick for this treats

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Mushrooms in pine forests: the good, the bad and the glowing

Mushrooms foraging in the pine forest can be great fun, if you know what you're doing.

Here's a short overview of some of the edible and not so edible mushrooms you can find when the season is on. Some are great food, some makes for great pictures, other makes for striking visuals. 

If you'd like to learn more jump on board one of our bus tours this season, details and bookings here>

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It's mushrooms fever time

The rain is here and the mushrooms season has started. Jump on board for a daylong workshop in the state forest. Learn how to safely harvest edible mushrooms. Empower yourself with knowledge and have fun in the process. Details and bookings here> 

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Imagine a city without poisons

Diego Bonetto report back from a conference attended on Monday 30 March at the Royal Botanic Gardens of Sydney: Chemfree weed control. Diego presented Wild Food Map as a platform to spread knowledge around edible plants and in an indirect way prevent people from using poison on potential food and medicine.
 

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