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I read this article and immediately knew I need to share this knowledge with you all. There are three types of plants, edibles plants, non-edible plants and the third and probably the most dangerous is plants you think you can eat but you can’t.
If you into survival or prepping knowing what wild edibles you can eat is very important because they may be all you have to eat and provide your body nourishment for days, weeks and god forbid, months.
How many times have you been walking in the woods or around town and you saw a plant you thought you can eat? I know for sure I have and like the picture shows above, the plant that has the green and red fruit on it called Tropical Soda Apple or Horse Nettle.
For many years I have thought that you could eat them. Well, nope. I am so glad I didn’t and glad I found this amazing article which shows you a great list of commonly thought edible plants but actually aren’t.
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.