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Guerilla Gardening Nearby

Urbanization took over a big, open field across my street. Where dozens of wild edible and medicinal plants grew, bees and other valuable insects foraged, and even a rabbit family once thrived, five new buildings now tower. I grieve for the wild life and the knee-high wild grasses bulldozed over, and for the three old […]

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On Gathering and Eating Nettles

You know those old jokes that start, “First, go out and steal a chicken…”? Well, to eat nettles you have to go out and forage them. They like partially shaded to sunny places, like deserted lots and old gardens. Going out into places like that will make an urban forager out of you. You might […]

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