Wild Foods

Wild Greens:

Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica)

  • Fresh leaves: Available from March through May. Must be steamed or boiled prior to eating.
  • Frozen: Available year round
  • Pesto: Available year round. Our pesto is prepared with quality acorn oil, pine nuts, (something garlicy), and our very own Strait ™ sea salt.
  • Seeds?

Miner’s Lettuce (Claytonia perfoliata)

  • Fresh leaves and stems: Available from mid-March to mid-May.

Siberian Elm (Ulmus pumila)

  • Fresh Samara: Available in May

Basswood (Tillia americana)

  • Fresh leaves (AvailableĀ  in May)

Wild Greens Salad Mix.

Wild Shoot Vegetables:

Cow Parsnip

Bracken Fern Fiddleheads?



Wild Root Vegetables:

Giant Camas (Camassia leichtlinii)

  • Cooked and dehydrated (Available year round)

Common Camas (Camassia quamash)

  • Cooked and dehydrated (Available year round)

Nodding Onion (Allium cernuum)

  • Fresh bulbs (Available seasonally)

Gairdner’s Yampah (Perideridia gairdneri)

  • Fresh bulbs (Available seasonally)

Wapato (Sagittaria latifolia)

  • Fresh bulbs (Available October to May)

Glacier Lilly?

Mountain Potato?



Wild Fruits and Berries:

Evergreen Huckleberry (Vaccinium ovatum)

  • Frozen

Red Huckleberry (Vaccinium parvifolium)

  • Frozen

Cascade Huckleberry (Vaccinium deliciosum)

  • Frozen

Black Huckleberry (Vaccinium membranaceum)

  • Frozen

Blue Elderberry (Sambucus cerulea)

  • Frozen
  • Juice
  • Jelly

Salal (Gaultheria shallon)

  • Frozen
  • Fruit leather- Salal berries, home-made applesauce, maple syrup

Crabapple (Malus fusca)

  • Canned
  • Juice


Big Leaf Maple (Acer macrophyllum)

Serviceberry (imported from canada)


Sugar Maple (from Sam)


Wild Nuts:

Garry Oak Acorns (Quercus garryana)

  • Flour (find grind, already leached; available year round)
  • Meal (coarse grind, already leached; available year round)
  • Dried and Shelled (requires grinding and leaching; available year round)


Taste of the Midwest:

Maple Syrup

Wild Rice

Black Walnuts





Pine Mushrooms

Oyster Mushrooms



Winged Kelp (Alaria)

Sugar Wrack

Bull Kelp

Nori (Porphyra spp.)





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