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The magic of Cedar

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The magic of Cedar

“A long time ago, there lived a human being who always went out of his way to help the people of his village.

“When the elders could no longer hunt for themselves, he would bring them food.

“A young couple getting married could count on him to help make their tipi poles and gather the hides needed to cover their lodge.....

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You don't have to like everything.

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You don't have to like everything.

   An event I often recall when thinking about foraging in my early days,  is me choking down a sandwich with what must have been an inch-thick layer of Dandelion greens between some seedy whole grain bread.  I forced myself to eat it, and I even tried convincing my then girlfriend of the superb taste.

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Black Locust

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Black Locust

Robinia pseudoacacia or Black Locust is an amazing tree.  Let's do some inventory for how amazing this tree actually is......

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A horror story from the woods....

 There is a plant out there so invasive other plants only whisper its name.  So toxic to other plants it can rightly be called an evildoer!  It is poisonous to cattle, dogs, pigs, sheep, horses and is carcinogenic to humans.  It is known to produce and release allelopathic chemicals, which is a critical part in its ability to dominate other vegetation

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