Category: Flora

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Newfoundland Summer Staycation Gardening Adventures

There’s nothing like the thrill and satisfaction of eating food out of your own garden. Gardening isn’t just about producing food as opposed to buying it, but rather, Newfoundland home gardening is about giving you access to top-quality food that’s not possible to buy.

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Coastal Foraging in Tors Cove Newfoundland

It’s possible to forage for food almost anywhere if you know what you’re looking for. Knowledge is power, and what’s on the forager’s menu is driven by the environment around them and their ability to identify the food choices that exist.

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The Secret Snowshoe Trail to The Spout

So you want to snowshoe to The Spout but are not interested in doing the massive march from the Goulds or Bay Bulls which can make a trip to The Spout a multi-day adventure. You’ve heard it’s possible to access The Spout via a shortcut snowshoe route in the winter that’s not part of the East Coast Trail, but where exactly is the shortcut? This is a closely guarded locals secret, but we’re about to share it with you.

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Tors Cove - Sleepy little town with great views
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Tors Cove Village

The sleepy town of Tors Cove should be on the bucket list for anyone visiting the Witless Bay and greater Marine Ecological Reserve area here

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TOP 5 Newfoundland Edible Plants

If you find yourself walking down the East Coast Trail this summer with a rumble in your tummy, just remember, you’re surrounded by food. With so much bounty in the woods here in Newfoundland, if you’re empowered with the knowledge of what plants are good to eat, you’ll never go hungry. We’re all used to getting food at the store, and sometimes we do silly things like drive to the store to buy something that’s actually growing right under our nose. This summer, discover the joys of foraging and get a chance to try new and delicious things you may otherwise never have been exposed to.

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