There’s great joy in staying out in the woods for days and days. We reset our internal clocks to the natural flow we evolved with, rather than the artificial time created by electric lights and glowing computer screens. But one potentially good, modern obsession is that of bathing. True, many Native American people and alsoContinue reading “5 Easy Plants/Mushrooms for Hygiene”
Well folk, it’s that time of year again. The time of year when we start preparing for our annual Fall Gathering. This year is going to be extraordinarily special.
If you have never been to Blade Show, it’s difficult to describe the sheer number of blades that are all under one roof. From cases of classic Randalls to new designs that incorporate cutting-edge materials, there’s truly something for everyone.
While the GABC is in its tenth year, some of the familiar faces are relative new comers that were hooked after their first visit to the property. Gabe Giovannetti is one such individual.
If you have spent even just a moment on the internet trying to understand what angle to sharpen your knife, you’ve probably encountered millions of “experts” that claim their way/method is the ONLY way to arrive at sharp.
A hundred years ago, chickens and their eggs were a delicacy of sorts, and large chicken farms didn’t exist like they do today. Backyard chickens didn’t really become a popular ‘thing’ until the late 1920s & 30s, thanks in part to the discovery of vitamin D (which helps chickens survive longer during winter months) andContinue reading “Beginner’s Guide -Raising Backyard Chickens”
You may remember from school that vitamin C is a critical nutrient, but our body cannot synthesize or store it.
Fire is one of the things that made humans human and played a huge role in our expansion around the world, even into the most inhospitable environments. If we could build a fire, we likely survived.
Jack started his life of outdoor adventuring at a young age “swamp stomping” in Everglades National Park and Big Cypress National Preserve in South Florida. Jack entered Cub Scouts and rose through the BSA ranks to attain Eagle as a teenager. Growing up in hurricane country, Jack learned, at an early age, the value of disaster and emergency preparations.
When people hear about wild mushrooms, their first thoughts are usually ones of suffering a painful, messy death. This shows how far removed we’ve taken ourselves from Nature. The famous anthropologist Jared Diamond (Germs, Guns, & Steel) was in the wild with several bushmen who were excited when they found some wild mushrooms, but DiamondContinue reading “Top 5 Beginner Wild Mushrooms”