Wildharvested Goods

    The following is a list of some of the goods Kern River Wildharvesting Cooperative harvests, processes, and sells:

1.)  Highly-Nutritious Acorn Flour & Oil

3 acorns

2.)  Buckeye Nut flour

  • Although buckeye nuts are poisonous when eaten raw due to the chemical aesculin present throughout the tree, they may be processed into a nutritious flour for use in bread making, etc.
  • Buckeye nut flour has been a mainstay food for people around the world for hundreds of years, & can be processed into a highly-nutritious, starchy flour similar to potato flour.
  • Buckeye trees produce 4.4 tons of nuts per acre!
  • Buckeye nuts are much larger than most nuts currently sold on the U.S. market.

Buckeye nut

3.)  Pine nuts, pollen, & oil

  • Currently shipped in from China & Russia in markets, although they grow coast-to-coast throughout the U.S.
  • Nuts edible raw or toasted, and can be pressed for oil.
  • The pollen from the catkins is high is 30% its weight in protein & contains a wide variety of minerals & nutrients.


Pine NutsPollen:

Pine Pollen

4.)  Red Desert Rice aka Indian Rice Grass

Rice that doesn’t require boatloads of water to grow!?!?!  Its a “save the world food”!!!

red desert rice

5.)  Golden Chia Seeds

  • more protein & omega-3 than salmon AND grows all over the mountainsides among 7 U.S. states! 
  • Golden Chia Seeds are currently not available in stores: the product you’re thinking of are important from South America– those are Black Chia Seeds {Salvia hispanica}.

    Our Teacher, Richard Lonewolf, on Golden Chia Seeds:

Golden Chia Seeds suspended in water, “Chia Gel”:

golden chia seeds

6.)  Sycamore Syrup

  • similar to maple syrup, but tastes more like butterscotch & honey.
  • Just like Maple syrup, Sycamores make yummy syrup without even harming the tree.  Its “the west coast syrup”!!

Many other ancient wild goods we offer are in the new amazing textbook, More Valuable Than Gold, by Richard Lonewolf & Distance Everheart:

 (click photo for previews & to purchase your copy; or scroll down to learn more about Kern River Wildharvesting Cooperative)

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