Let me start by reminding everyone that I am new at this. Although I have always loved nature the fruits of boreal forests and the arctic are very much alien to me. That being said in the era of the internet with even minimal knowledge I have been able to learn so much in such…

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One of my most delightful discoveries in learning to forage here in Alaska is Labrador Tea. Labrador Tea is a common beverage among the Athabascan and Inuit tribes of North America. The plant is widely associated with a variety of health benefits though there is no scientific proof. Regardless, the aromatic flavor of the tea…

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What to do with Rose hips

Today is the day I take the leap and eat from the Alaska wild.  We are making wild rose hip tea and will forage for berries!  So here we are quarantining at this quaint little cabin in the woods of Alaska.  We have lots of time on our hands.  The girls have started school in…

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