Category: Foraging

All things related to foraging from the foraging archives of The Homesteading Huntress.

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BC Mushroom Foraging Regulations (Updated 2020)

This guide covers British Columbia mushroom foraging regulations and was last updated in 2020. 

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Fermenting Cabbage Kimchi Guide: Recipe, Tips, FAQ & Using Wild Oysters

Learn how to ferment cabbage kimchi with confidence with this guide, including tips, formula for salt-to-ingredient ratio, FAQs and recipe recommendation.

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How to Check for Red Tide, Shellfish & Bivalve Closures in BC (2020)

Learning how to check for red tide and shellfish closures in BC is an essential part of harvesting shellfish safely. Every harvester must check for red tide and shellfish closures before they eat bivalve molluscs like oysters, clams, mussels, and scallops that they find in BC.

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Wild Beach Pea Foraging Guide

Wild food enthusiasts often disagree about whether these edible delicacies are actually edible at all. Bringing up beach peas can turn any mild mannered foraging conversation into a passionate debate.

Oysters Harvesting Guide For BC: Regulations, Limits, Licenses 2020

This BC Oyster Foraging Guide: Regulations, Limits, Licenses has been updated to meet 2020 government regulations. I wrote this guide to make it easier for new foragers to learn about and harvest oysters in BC safely and legally.

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How to Shuck Wild Oysters (Illustrated Guide)

This article covers how to shuck wild oysters with this illustrated guide. Wild oysters from BC and the Pacific Northwest can be harder to open and handle compared to farmed oysters. Special thanks to W. for modelling.

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Wild BC Spot Prawn Fishing in April

Wild BC spot prawn fishing is a local foraging pastime that I’m thrilled to be able to access to on the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia this summer. While this April long weekend was my

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The Essential Guide to Freediving For Crab On The Sunshine Coast [Link]

I’m thrilled that I was able to publish “The Essential Guide To Freediving For Crab On The Sunshine Coast” with Sunshine Coast Tourism BC! It’s amazing to see public interest in wild food, foraging, and hunting

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How to Make Fig Jam From Frozen Figs (No Pectin)

If you’re curious about whether you can make anything from all the frozen figs you have in the freezer, fear not – you can still make fig jam from frozen figs! It’s such a luxury

Morel and Garlic Scape Stir-Fry

Few foods say springtime to me like morels and garlic scapes, so when you can put your freshly foraged harvest together into a umami-rich morel and garlic scape stir-fry, then you’re a lucky sonofabitch, aren’t