Lucky You! Wild, Edible Clovers Are Abundant

Looking for a 4-leaf clover in honor of St. Patrick’s Day? Why stop there? You can make clover foraging part of your array of wild edibles and search all year long.

Speaking as someone who has a knack for finding 4-leaf clovers and sometimes even 5, 6, or 7-leafed ones, the more time you spend in clover fields, the more likely you’ll find a 4-leafed one. Foraging for wild clover is a great way to get outside and get lucky in your search for free wild food. Continue reading

Using Clover in Sustainable Agriculture

Many of us have begun to realize that mono-cropping and other conventional farming practices are not only degrading the landscape but lack practicality.  So as a solution, we have to turn to the natural processes going on around us.

One of these solutions is to balance out the landscape with a diversity of plant species, each with its own function.  Since it is almost Saint Patrick’s Day, I wanted to focus on what clovers can do for the earth and how it may benefit your growing area. Continue reading