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Six land nav classes, one foraging, and the start of 101 season posted…

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The calendar for the rest of 2018 is posted up here: BPO Calendar

Stay tuned for REI class date announcements and 2019 Survival 101 dates.

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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.

Feral Kids Wanted…

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“Passion is lifted from the earth itself by the muddy hands of the young; it travels along grass-stained sleeves to the heart. If we are going to save environmentalism and the environment, we must also save an endangered indicator species: the child in nature.”
Richard LouvLast Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder

Halfway through the book I am reading for a project, I realize I need to do my part.

BPO’s new kid policy for foraging classes:

Kids under twelve are free with a parent or guardian

Kids aged 12 – 16 are half price ($25) with a parent or guardian

Learn more here: http://www.bigpigoutdoors.net/poisonous–edible–medicinal—-useful-plants.html

 

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Foraging Class date change..

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Same time, same place, different date. The Poisonous, Edible, Medicinal, & Useful Plants class has been moved to Sunday, June 15th. http://www.bigpigoutdoors.net/poisonous–edible–medicinal—-useful-plants.html

Come join us the day before for the Tracking Workshop on Saturday, June 14th  http://www.bigpigoutdoors.net/tracking.html