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Extreme Frugality: Well, Nobody’s Perfect

The zero-spending game is called on account of soccer … and foraging for wild edibles.
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Extreme Frugality: Just Coasting Along

Week One of zero spending involves a refresher course in Driver’s Ed.
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How to Pick Wild Mushrooms

All wild fungi possess a bit of sorcery, but telling the difference between the evil and the delicious is, of course, the trick.
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DIY Dandelion Wine

In many regions it may already be too late in the season for eating dandelion greens, but don’t overlook the potable potential of a good dandelion-flower brew.
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The Ramp Hunter’s Best Friend

If it’s fresh ramps you’re after, grab a dog and take a walk in the woods.
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Spring: Coming Soon

The natural world is brimming with edible treasures—the wild watercress I foraged last week is just the beginning.
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When Summer Can’t be Denied

It’s not summer until I’ve stopped buying salad and started picking greens, like purslane, by the road.
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