Hunter Gatherer

Container Gardening – 8 Edible Plants To Grow This Spring

Container Gardening – 8 Edible Plants To Grow This Spring

It’s here! Its spring! Once the cherry blossom trees are in bloom in Victoria the city comes to life. Watching those barren, graceless branches give rise to pink and white blossoms marks the transformation from winter to spring. But spring is more than flowers and […]

Ginger Spiced Apple Sauce Recipe and Fruit Picking Victoria

Ginger Spiced Apple Sauce Recipe and Fruit Picking Victoria

I have Lifecycles to thank for my first venture of apple picking in one of Victoria’s most beautiful orchards. Lifecycles is a not for profit organization dedicated to cultivating awareness and initiating action around food, health, and urban sustainability in the area. They have their […]

Wild Blackberries and A Conscious Jam Recipe

Wild Blackberries and A Conscious Jam Recipe

This season was my first blackberry season. Growing up in northern BC we had salmonberries, blueberries and huckleberries… but nothing that grows as feverishly as wild blackberries. After my fair share of thorns and bloody arms I had enough berries to make jam… but what […]

Hunter Gatherer: How to Harvest Chanterelle Mushrooms

Hunter Gatherer: How to Harvest Chanterelle Mushrooms

The little coastal town of Tofino is the surfing mecca of Canada. Its beautiful beaches and old growth forests do well to extend its offerings to non-surfers like myself. Two weeks ago some friends let us in on a little secret – chanterelle mushrooms had […]

Sprouted Summer Salad Recipe:The How To & Health Benefits of Sprouting Foods

Sprouted Summer Salad Recipe:The How To & Health Benefits of Sprouting Foods

I have been dabbling into sprouting foods since my early university days but back then I was too skint to buy a proper sprouter. I’ve used everything from nut milk bags to glass jars and cheesecloth. If your a first time sprouter,prepare to become addicted. […]