Creatures Great and Small

Getting up close to the living world around us.

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FORAGING FOR A CONNECTION

Connections can happen in a blink of an eye or they can develop over time. However they happen and whether they be made with people, places or things, they can fun, rewarding, and beneficial. Farm Folk City Folk reached out to me and asked if I could be a guest blogger on their website. I’ve…

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FALSE SOLOMON SEAL FLOWER FRITTERS

  FALSE SOLOMON SEAL FLOWER FRITTERS   • 10-12 False Solomon Seal Flowers • 1 Cup SIFTED All-Purpose Flour • 2 TBSP Rice flour • 1 TBSP Baking Powder • 1 TBSP Corn Starch • 1.5 TBSP Sugar • 1 TSP Sea Salt • 1 Cup of ice cold water • Coconut Oil or Lard…

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BIRCH TAPPING 101

Why Tap Birch Trees in the first place!? Honestly, what else are you doing in April here in the North!? Ice fishing season is done (me crying a bit in a corner with violins playing sad music in the background). It’s too cold to plant a garden outside and there are no Spring greens to…

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Gingersnaps with Juniper Berry Glaze

Oh Snap! I was becoming a soft round cookie myself!

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Wild Craft products from Northern BC

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Taste the Wild Cookies: Labrador Tea leaf Cookies

Taste the Wild Cookies: Labrador Tea leaf Cookies Ingredients: -1 cup butter melted -3 tablespoons of Labrador tea leaves -2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour -½ teaspoon baking soda -½ teaspoon salt -¾ cup granulated sugar -¾ cup packed brown sugar -1-2 tbsp fine ground Labrador Tea leaves -1 egg -2-3 tablespoons of milk Directions: Preheat…

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ROSEHIP APPLE JELLY

It’s Rosehip Season! Some say wait until first frost to collect Rosehips, I say, collect them when they are big, beautiful and ripe! Don’t miss out on this years Rosehips! ROSEHIP APPLE JELLY Yield: Makes 6-8 8-ounce jars Rose hips have seeds with little hairs on them on the inside that are itchy and irritating.…

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***GOLDENROD JELLY *** August Sunshine in a jar

Goldenrod Bloom season is upon us! Imagine this: Eating a Goldenrod Whole-Wheat Honey Muffin, with a dollop of butter, topped with spoonful of Goldenrod Jelly while sipping on Goldenrod leaf Tea…Mmmmmm…🌼😋 It’s mid August and if you haven’t noticed yet, up here in Northern BC, the Goldenrod is in full bloom. The most common Goldenrod…

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