Edible Wild Plant Foraging Workshops

Today we’re running the third of three wild food walks, and will be heading to a nearby wetland at the top of its drainage to harvest cattails and other wetland species. The walks have been a lot of fun, and we’re right in the thick of the foraging season.

I’ve spent several afternoons with my kids picking and eating juneberries (see photo above, Amelanchier species) along the lake as we swam and waded. My daughter can’t get enough of them. We’re also just about into blueberry season, at least here in NH. We recently had company, and while they were here I cooked up a pot of freshwater mussels much to their amazement. Yes, those freshwater mussels are edible! There are a lot of wild edible foods available in the summer, so get out and try some!

This is the first year in a while we’ve offered half-day edible plant walks, and they’ve been well received. We’re sure to offer more in the future.

Blog, Courses

JMBS Master Calendar
All scheduled programs.
· JMBS Master Calendar
JMBS Sites
· Field School – Professional Training, Semester & Expedition Programs. Masardis, Maine.
· Classic Wilderness Guiding – Canoe, Snowshoe & Sea Kayak Trips
· School Of The Forest – Teen & Youth Programs
· JMB Web Portal – Guide To All Our Programs & Sites

Private Community Network & Online Courses. Free to join.
· BushcraftSchool.com
Typos, Etc.
Anything that appears to be an error in spelling or grammar is actually the author’s clever use of the vernacular, and as such is not an error, but rather a carefully placed literary device demonstrating prodigious artistic prowess.

JMB Blog & Media Hub
Home to our blog, videos, podcast, photos and updates, going back to 2006.
· JMB Media
Email List
Join our email list and keep up with what we’re doing. More Info.

Featured In:
Jack Mountain Bushcraft Media Appearances Image

Life Member – MPGA
mpga graphic
Life Member – MWGO
mwgo graphic

MWGO Quality Endorsement

Academic Partner – UMPI
UMPI graphic
Academic Partner – WSCU
WSCU graphic