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Prune Your Fruit Trees Now for a Great Harvest Later

We plant fruit tree saplings with expectations of big, sweet, juicy fruit; and plenty of it. Fruit tree dreams are the biggest dreams, because gardeners may cultivate these living treasures for 3 to 5 years before having their first taste of fruit! That is a good, long time to wait. But unlike our hunter-gatherer ancestors, […]

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Acorns: The Best Wild Food For Beginning Foragers

I am really into free wild food.  Especially food that is easy to find, harvest, and process.  Plus food is calorie and nutritionally dense.  Oh, and it needs to taste good too. Many wild foods are… well, how can I say this nicely?  Uh, they are edible, but not palatable.  They taste too ‘different’ for […]

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ACORNS: A Major North American Food Source

California Indians did not have to be farmers, and for the most part were hunters and gatherers. There was a ready supply of deer, fish, rabbits, foul, native plants for vegetables, native fruits, and even sea weed. Even so, acorns are said to have been the main food of as many as 3/4 of our […]

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