People garden and gather mushrooms to feel self-reliant, like they have the skills to survive.
Gardening and mushroom hunting, however, are very different experiences. In a garden, plants present their fruits (to ensure propagation). In mushroom hunting, the species you’re looking for is hard to find; it literally hides in nature.
Mushrooms are wild and pursue an agenda different from yours; some of them can kill you. That’s why looking for mushrooms is called hunting rather than gathering or harvesting.
Is it ethical to eat meat? People are torn about this. Some have moral arguments for why it treats the environment, animals, and humans better. Others say eating meat is unethical, since it harms animals. We’ll explore details here.
Lots of people go pig hunting, but many others don’t have the opportunity to. What’s pig hunting like? Why do people do it, and what skills do you gain? Learn one person’s story when he went pig hunting for the first time.
What are the benefits or organic farming and organic food? What do you get from them that you can’t get with normal food? Learn the surprising benefits of organic farming to farmers, the environment, and eaters.
What is rotational grazing, or management intensive grazing? How is it used in responsible farming to produce healthy foods, responsibly? Learn what rotational grazing produces, and how to put it into practice.