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Alberta Foraging Network

Explore the flavours of our land through the Alberta Foraging Network There is growing interest from the food tourism industry to utilize authentic outdoor activities…

Foraging & the Alberta Ecology

Foraging & the Alberta Ecology – By Julie Walker Julie is a naturalist, and has been a hiking guide and outdoor educator since 1987. She brings…

Yarrow

Latin Name: Achillea Millefolium The latin name for yarrow, Achillea Millefolium, comes from the mythological Achilles, who was said to have been dipped in yarrow to…

Wild Onion

Latin Name: Allium In same genus as garlics, chives, leeks, shallots and domestic onions. Wild onion looks a lot like the green onions that you…

Wild Bergamot

Latin Name: Monarda Fistulosa Vibrant shaggy pink-lavender flowers distinguish this plant from many others. It is drought-resistant, and it is dotted with glands that secrete aromatic…