Category Archives: Foraging

REI Knoxville and Spring Foraging dates announced…

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BigPig Outdoors, Team BUSAR, and REI have teamed up and put lifesaving skills and knowledge in the hands of over 200 adventurers so far with the “Reality of Survival” series. We are headed back to REI Knoxville on April 11 to spread the word again. Click here for more info – REI Knoxville

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Foraging class is set for Sunday April 14. Get your hands dirty and learn to dine on the wilds. Click here for more info – Spring foraging

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Nuts, Survival, and Women…

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Re-scheduled fall foraging class – Fall PEMU

Winter Survival 101 classes scheduled – Survival 101

Women’s Only Survival 101 class – Women of the Wild

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Fall P.E.M.U. Recipes…

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Another fall foraging class in the books!

I have been busy gathering acorns and just now getting around to posting recipes for the food we didn’t cook on the campfire:

Watercress Soup

Lamb’s Quarter Artichoke dip – just substitute lamb’s quarter for spinach

Acorn cookies – Bridget used this one for cookies but substituted 1 1/2 C almond flour, 1/2c regular flour. She also added 3 tablespoons butter, 2 eggs, and glazed the top with maple syrup coconut sugar reduction

The acorn cookies above were made by Tara, the leader of the Hurricane Wives Club, as comfort food while our loved ones weathered Hurricane Matthew. I wasn’t worried, but I ate more than my fair share..
1 cup acorn flour & 2 cups all-purpose
2 cups of sugar
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 tsp baking soda & 1 tsp hot water
1 tsp vannila extract
chocolate chips
Mix eggs one at a time. Add dry ingredients. Cook at 350 for ~ 10 mins
The tribe sets out…

Swamp time…

 

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Harry’s meal tickets..

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Campfire feast..

To find out about future foraging classes, go here: P.E.M.U.