Jewelweed: Benefits and Uses
Foraging

Jewelweed: Benefits and Uses

What is Jewelweed? Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis) is a plant that belongs to the balsam family.  This herbaceous annual can be found growing in moist woods

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Blackberry Jam Recipe
Foraging

Blackberry Jam Recipe

My “Blackberry Jam Recipe” is made with fresh blackberries that grow in my backyard.  Making jam is one of my favorite things to do with

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Chickweed: Benefits and Uses
Foraging

Chickweed: Benefits and Uses

Common chickweed, also known as Stellaria Media, is a small delicate plant that is often overlooked as a weed. But this little plant is actually

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Gooseberry jam
Canning

Gooseberry Jam

You may not be familiar with gooseberry or gooseberry jam, even though the gooseberry has been around since the early settlers brought it to North

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Black Raspberry Jam
Canning

Black Raspberry Jam

Summertime in Ohio means black raspberry jam!  It’s one of my favorite times of the year, primarily because of all of the fresh food that’s

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