Wild + Whole

Redefining our connection to food
Ground Venison and Red Pepper Soup

Recipes

Ground Venison and Red Pepper Soup

This Spanish-inspired stew was designed for busy weeknights when you need a healthy dinner on the table in 30 minutes. The recipe is pretty versatile, as it works with your choice of ground meat and a shelf-stable starch such as couscous. It’s a different approach to incorporating ground meat into...
Danielle Prewett Jan 20, 2022
Read More
How to Care for Chickens in Winter

Homesteading

How to Care for Chickens in Winter

Caring for chickens in the winter is pretty similar to caring for them during any other season: It doesn't have to be that difficult. With just a handful of modifications to their enclosure, your chickens can be perfectly happy and comfortable in the winter months. Here are the most important...
Abbagail McRuer Jan 18, 2022
Read More
How to Make Sweet Birch Tea

Foraging

How to Make Sweet Birch Tea

Most of my favorite childhood memories rush back to me with a whiff of mint because I likely had a birch twig clamped between my teeth when they happened. This was thanks to my best friend's older brother. He was a born-in-workboots kind of farm boy with a talent for cussing so impressively that he...
Jenna Rozelle Jan 17, 2022
Read More
How to Grow Microgreens

Gardening

How to Grow Microgreens

Microgreens are most often found in high-end restaurants and culinary publications. They have become synonymous with extravagance and “style-over-substance” cooking, but in reality they are dirt cheap to produce at home and an excellent way to inject fresh homegrown produce into your diet. I’ve also...
Jordan Tony Jan 13, 2022
Read More
Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Recipes

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

During the winter months, I spend most of my free time at a friend’s organic farm chasing ducks and geese in the tidal creeks and crop fields. After a morning of fighting half frozen silt, icy water, and bone chilling wind, a rich, starchy, stick-to-your-ribs lunch next to a fire is all but required...
Wade Truong Jan 11, 2022
Read More
How to Make Your Backyard More Biodiverse

Sustainability

How to Make Your Backyard More Biodiverse

If you’ve ever found yourself dripping sweat with socks full of grass clippings in the middle of June, having just pushed your lawnmower in concentric circles for an entire Saturday, then you can thank the French and English aristocracy of the 16th century. The fact that lawns exist at all in North...
Anna Borgman Jan 10, 2022
Read More
Roasted Beet Salad with Orange Dressing

Recipes

Roasted Beet Salad with Orange Dressing

The season for beets begins in fall but can extend to the end of winter. Here’s a healthy recipe to break up all the typical heavy foods of the cold season. Earthy, savory, and sweet, roasting beets brings out a heartiness that could make this vegetable a standalone meal or a satisfying side dish...
Read More
Mushroom-Rubbed Carpaccio

Recipes

Mushroom-Rubbed Carpaccio

Thinly sliced raw meat. That phrase doesn’t have that three Michelin star vibe to it, but that’s what carpaccio is. Thanks to fancy restaurants and modern refrigeration, consuming raw meats and fish is more popular than ever. While the popularity of carpaccio, tartare, and sushi is a remarkable...
Wade Truong Jan 4, 2022
Read More
How to Grow Oyster Mushrooms

Gardening

How to Grow Oyster Mushrooms

Oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus spp.) grow wild in both tropical and temperate forests all over the globe. They have likely been foraged by many cultures throughout history, but they were first intentionally cultivated by German soldiers who grew them on stumps in the forest during World War I. In...
Jordan Tony Jan 3, 2022
Read More
How to Make Carpaccio

Cooking Techniques

How to Make Carpaccio

Thinly sliced raw meat. That phrase doesn’t exactly have a three-Michelin-star vibe to it, but that’s what carpaccio is. Thanks to fancy restaurants and modern refrigeration, consuming raw meats and fish is more popular than ever. While the popularity of carpaccio, tartare, and sushi represents a...
Wade Truong Dec 30, 2021
Read More
Venison Meatballs with Spaghetti Squash

Recipes

Venison Meatballs with Spaghetti Squash

Although spaghetti squash resembles a normal squash when raw, its flesh falls apart into strands that resemble spaghetti when cooked. It can be a delicious, low-carb alternative to traditional pasta. If you’re looking to change up meatball and spaghetti night, give spaghetti squash a try.
Read More