2020 First-Time Foraging Experiences Around Leeuwarden

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Written by Dyami Millarson

Winter is a good time for reflecting on this year’s foraging experiences. I felt motivated this summer and autumn to go foraging. I thought that the unusual planning of 2020 offered an excellent opportunity to seek out nature and improve our foraging skills which we had started developing last year. Foraging, for those who may not know, is searching for food in nature. This year I have foraged apples, stinging nettles, pears, blackberries, elderberries and rose hips for the first time in the vicinity of Leeuwarden. I foraged elderberries, stinging nettles and rose hips truly for the first time in my life, it was not just the first time in many years or the first time I did this in Leeuwarden after living in the Frisian cultural capital since 2009. I have wanted to forage stinging nettle for a long time already since my father told…

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Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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