Real Food

How to find fresh, seasonal, sustainable foods, plus delicious, healthy recipes.

Food Foraging: Find and Enjoy Wild Edible Plants

By Tom King

If you want to save money, spend time outdoors and enjoy a wide variety of delicious, wholesome foods, food foraging might be for you. This locavore trend is becoming more popular around the country, and here’s what you need to know to get started in finding wild but edible plants.


Delicious, Whole-Grain Homemade Hamburger Buns

By William D. Adams

Once you discover the rich goodness of homemade hamburger buns, you’ll never be satisfied with wimpy store-bought varieties again. Originally published as "Delicious, Homemade Whole-grain Hamburger Buns" in the August/September 2009 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.


Local Food: Help Community Supported Agriculture

By Alison Rogers

Community supported agriculture gets a boost from LocalHarvest’s online database of local food providers — and you can help add to it. Originally published as "Help Locate Local Food" in the August/September 2009 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.


Edible Dahlia Bulbs

By William Woys Weaver

Dahlia bulbs have a surprising variety of flavors, and their big, beautiful blooms brighten gardens. Originally published as "Edible Dahlias" in the August/September 2009 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.


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Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries Recipe

By Roger Doiron

Strawberries. Chocolate. Melted butter. Need we say more? This chocolate-dipped strawberries recipe has it all.


Strawberry Arugula Salad Recipe

By Roger Doiron

For a dash of color and sweetness prior to the main course, try strawberry arugula salad. Originally published as "Strawberry and Arugula Salad Recipe" in the June/July 2009 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.


Strawberry Tiramisu Recipe

By Roger Doiron

Do you love tiramisu? For a tasty alternative, try our strawberry tiramisu recipe.


Strawberry Ice Recipe

By Roger Doiron

Strawberry ice makes for a refreshing frozen treat for the Fourth of July, and can be prepared a day ahead.