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Sept 14th Let’s See What’s Edible in Greenwood Conservation Area! Ontario Durham Region

Sept 14th Let’s See What’s Edible in Greenwood Conservation Area! Ontario Durham Region
Wild Edibles Walk and Talk, show and tell by Karen the Wild Edibles Foody and Guru ūüôā

Sunday, September 14, 2014
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Greenwood Conservation Area2290 Greenwood Road, Ajax, ON
(map)
http://www.meetup.com/York-Durham-Toronto-Edible-Wild-Food-Foragers/events/199188852/

Calling all Preppers, Self reliant, Homesteaders, Bush Crafters and well anyone who want to learn really !

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Fields of Nutrition Wild Edibles on the walk, can you eat these, yes?

Fields of Nutrition on the walk, can you eat these?

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pic of bulrushes at side of pond

Bulrushes, so versatile, edible, fire starter, cordage, building material

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Preparedness Meet Huntsville July 20-21

So, Helped to set up a Preparedness and Bushcrafter meeting that is on the 20-21 July in Huntsville Ontario
info to be found through here
http://canampreppers.net/forum/index.php?topic=130.0

I will be giving a show and tell on Fire/Stove/Shelters there are a lot of presenters as well as door prizes, networking and just a general get together with like minded people.
Bit of a drive for the USA Folks but, we have ONE coming as of now ūüôā

Look forward to seeing some of you pop by
Cheers ~Wild_E

camp fire picture

Fire is Life and the start of technology

Direct link
http://canampreppers.net/html/july_event.html

Saturday Event Program

Sunday Event Program

Canadian and American Prepper, Preparedness, Self Reliant, Bushcraft, Homesteader forum
www.canampreppers.net

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Prepper & Self Reliance meet, Wild Edibles Talk Feb16

Durham GTA Edible Food Walk Talk Feb 16th

edit : Since the turn out is struggling, there will be a much reduced price, no handouts unless the original price is paid, so please sign up, pay at location if you would like or need too! 

Karen emailed with the following info;

I am on a very tight schedule right now. If you want to announce to everyone that if they want to show up … but no Fields of Nutrition, no anything….. $10. I did this for one group already and again on the 2nd of February for another group. If they want the extras… $20… no extras… $10.

One emailed me (from North and West of North Bay who is coming)… I’ll send him a message back …. its fine if people pay there. Please let them know that!! Thanks so much Ed!

Howdy GTA & Durham Region Peeps, Feb 16th, backup 23 following weekend in event of Winter Storms .. see new details just below.

Date change, to get more interest…
Ok.. 16th it is and the 23rd as a back up in the event of a storm/ice.

Karen the Edibles experts info to follow!

* Cost – $20 – this includes a hard copy of Fields of Nutrition, a free PDF copy of Free Food from Foraging, and a (homemade) sample of vinegar because I like to show everyone just how easy it is to make things at home.
* Anyone who comes on this walk and wants to return for a spring/summer walk will pay $15 and at that time will get a free copy of an ebook I am working on now about the pine tree (won’t be ready for about 2 weeks).
* If there is a third walk later in the year, for those who come on the first 2 tours, cost will be $15 and there will be free samples.
* February 9th.
* Location Secord Forest and Wildlife Area:

Secord Drive…. east side of Concession 3 just south of Goodwood Road.

 

* Time… 1pm start until 3 or so… perhaps 4 if there are lots of questions and the weather cooperates.

– In the event of inclement weather the date will be February 23rd. Wild_E and I will determine no later than 11am on February 16 if we need to postpone to the 16th. So please check the forum! before you leave!!!!

I ask for payment in advance. Interac e-bank transfer or PayPal (they offer many forms of payment options). NO REFUNDS. In the event someone does not show up they have automatically reserved themself a spot for the second walk.

If you choose to pay by Interac e-bank transfer then please send payment to my email: k.stephenson@ediblewildfood.com . For the secret question please use… “What is Charlie?” with the answer being “ground ivy” (all lower case). If you use PayPal my account there is karenanne24 ¬†(at) hotmail.com.

Thank-you so much and I look forward to meeting everyone!
(scouting two different locations this coming weekend, for Durham Region locations, nice walking areas with loads of Wild Edibles showing in winter time)
(will be creating a Hamilton Edibles Tour with JAB at the helm, soon, stay posted)
Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/pages/EdibleWildFoodcom/255985697755345
Website
http://www.ediblewildfood.com/
look for this in winter!

Plantain seeds in winter

If we have more than 20, the following weekend will be a second wild edibles tour and walk. If we have more than 20 and some can not go on the Saturday, perhaps we can arrange the second tour on the Sunday?
Let me know who is in…

Location will be North of Whitby near one of the ski hill areas, close to the spring water location, will update after this weekend,

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Durham GTA Edible Food Walk Talk Feb 16th

see newer updated post for newer updated information https://wildernessreturn.wordpress.com/2013/02/01/wildfood/

Karen the Edibles experts info to follow!

* Cost – $20 – this includes a hard copy of Fields of Nutrition, a free PDF copy of Free Food from Foraging, and a (homemade) sample of vinegar because I like to show everyone just how easy it is to make things at home.
* Anyone who comes on this walk and wants to return for a spring/summer walk will pay $15 and at that time will get a free copy of an ebook I am working on now about the pine tree (won’t be ready for about 2 weeks).
* If there is a third walk later in the year, for those who come on the first 2 tours, cost will be $15 and there will be free samples.
* February 9th.
* Location Secord Forest and Wildlife Area:

Secord Drive…. east side of Concession 3 just south of Goodwood Road.

 

* Time… 1pm start until 3 or so… perhaps 4 if there are lots of questions and the weather cooperates.

– In the event of inclement weather the date will be February 23rd. Wild_E and I will determine no later than 11am on February 16 if we need to postpone to the 16th. So please check the forum! before you leave!!!!

I ask for payment in advance. Interac e-bank transfer or PayPal (they offer many forms of payment options). NO REFUNDS. In the event someone does not show up they have automatically reserved themself a spot for the second walk.

If you choose to pay by Interac e-bank transfer then please send payment to my email: k.stephenson(at)ediblewildfood.com . For the secret question please use… “What is Charlie?” with the answer being “ground ivy” (all lower case). If you use PayPal my account there is karenanne24(at)hotmail.com.

Thank-you so much and I look forward to meeting everyone!
(scouting two different locations this coming weekend, for Durham Region locations, nice walking areas with loads of Wild Edibles showing in winter time)
(will be creating a Hamilton Edibles Tour with JAB at the helm, soon, stay posted)
Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/pages/EdibleWildFoodcom/255985697755345
Website
http://www.ediblewildfood.com/
look for this in winter!

Plantain seeds in winter

If we have more than 20, the following weekend will be a second wild edibles tour and walk. If we have more than 20 and some can not go on the Saturday, perhaps we can arrange the second tour on the Sunday?
Let me know who is in…

Location will be North of Whitby near one of the ski hill areas, close to the spring water location, will update after this weekend, see note above as to why, location is tentative. Best for all …
cheers and look forward to seeing confirmation on this ūüėÄ

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Diet got if figured out right?

So, today I was thinking about the Juice Diet, then read the comments by Anita, Hmmmm

Thoughts led me this way and that way then to the store for prices, more hmmm then hmmmpf..

Juicer, Vegan? Paleo? Raw, Lacto Vegan? What’s the best way of eating?

The cost the waste of the pulp and peals, then searching for a Juicer Machine!
Came across some info then searched for more info on types of juicers, vs Magic Bullet vs Hamilton Beach, vs Ninja Food Prep, looked into Kijiji.ca for new and or used machines!

How about adding in there SHFT diets from Canadian Pepper’s forum, damn damn damn… How about adding in Natural Wild Edibles (ok, that was¬†easiest¬†thought actually) need to learn which do which and similar and complimentary tastes, then no worries, beyond identification, location, picking and harvesting. so

Bam.. ¬†… So friggin confuzled!

So, mostly Smoothies I have decided, it is so similar to the Juice Diet with all the benefits of the pulps and seeds, that will be mostly my way I think. Both WalMart and Canadian Tire are selling the Ninja Food Preps for $40 this week. The reviews and comments as well as Consumer reports rates the Ninja way above the Bullet for this type of thing. The Hamilton Beach Single serve although cheap at $15 just can not stand up to the torture juicing and smoothies put it through. It has its place with less hard items and the price is great, but for the little bit more, I think it is the Ninja for me.

Now the Ninja comes in two varieties for the ones I am looking at them online;

Ninja Frozen Treat and Drink Maker ->

Ninja Master Prep Food Processor – v

 

 

the Frozen Ninja = 400 watts

The Prep Ninja
= 450 watts and more bases

hhmm what to do, really I do not need a food processor  though I think it looks a bit sturdier than the Frozen Treat version.  Will go and check it out in person then make up my mind. PS.. kijiji.ca almost all of the Bullets where priced as high as buying new, though there were a few cheaper ones. Juicers same thing though better savings there, but do I really want to waste all that yummy goodness? NO..

So, smoothies and thicker juices for me, it is all per the person and per the body really.

The cost of the food, so I will have to do what I hate and go shopping, more than one store! Yukkers.. Almost perfect has some good deals on larger frozen fruits and veggies, good deal there, Price Chopper is cheaper than Food Basics so shop there, they are all cheaper than Sobies! WalMart will need to look at prices there as well, make a list, check it twice gonna find out who is Naughty and who is Cheaper, O so NICE!

Reference Material;
WalMart Online
Canadian Tire Online
Wiki online
Purley Living –¬†http://purelyliving.blogspot.ca/
Living Healthy –¬†http://www.livingintherealworld.net/healthy/
Lacto vegetarianism –¬†http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lacto_vegetarianism
– (cause me likes fish and eggs, honey and turkey, so sue me, plus the smoked turkey, or hamburger, sigh…)
or. Ovo-lacto vegetarianism it is all so confusing..

plus a host of other sites today including recipes, Yummy Mommy (love that title), Paleo Diet plus about 40 reviews of the different systems, juicers, blenders, bullets, and on and on and on… my head is mush, kinda like my diet will be by the end of the week, he he..

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Mosquitoes and other Health

Well, been busy learning new things for my business and changing the direction of my life, so not too many posts lately. That being said I am providing some links here that have some great info.

The first is on Natural Bug Repellents

The Natural News 
The next link is for the actual site and has some great links on health, the environment, society the government and on an on.

Here are some links on Northern Bushcraft and Wild Edible Plants

Ontario WildFlowers page

Wildwood Survival Natural Food page

Not promoting any of these pages, just links for myself so if you like them use them, but I am not saying sign up for any of them.
Cheers ~WildE

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Well now, just had to add this in, I was reading a new site See link above on Natural News so here are some links to dive into;

Here are a couple of other articles worth reading on the Death of the private small farms and culling of stocks;

Pig Farm attacks
http://www.naturalnews.com/035372_Michigan_pigs_farm_freedom.html

Michigan RAIDING FARMS.. 
http://www.naturalnews.com/035585_Michigan_farms_raids.html

Raid on Mormons
http://www.naturalnews.com/034371_food_storage_federal_agents_customer_list.html

Good News, Courts rule in favour of letting you sue the GMO companies
http://www.naturalnews.com/035585_Michigan_farms_raids.html

So again sorry for so many links but I think they are important to get out, We need to Lawyer up in some cases and buy more ammo for others!

YOU BE THE JUDGE !

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