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#265 Arthur Haines on Wild Foods and A New Path


Today Arthur comes back on the show to discuss his new book A New Path. We discuss the importance of community and what we have lost in the modern world of mass consumerism. Arthur elaborates on how we go into the woods like space explorers... Just listen so you understand. You can't miss this one!

Arthur Haines is a forager, ancestral skills mentor, author, public speaker, and botanical researcher.  He grew up in the western mountains of Maine, a rural area that was home to swift streams known for their trout fishing. He spent most of his childhood in the Sandy River Valley hiking, tracking, and foraging.  Arthur now runs the Delta Institute of Natural History in Canton, Maine, where he teaches human ecology, focusing on the values of foraging, wildcrafting medicine, and primitive living skills.  He continues to spend a great deal of his free time practicing his skills as a modern hunter-gatherer.  As a research botanist for the New England Wildflower Society, he recently completed a comprehensive flora of the New England region entitled “Flora Novae Angliae” and has authored over twenty publications in peer-reviewed journals and books, including naming species of plants new to science.  His series of YouTube videos has inspired thousands of people interested in foraging wild edible and medicinal plants. 


#217 Daniel Vitalis on Rewilding and Cognitive Shifts as a Modern Hunter Gatherer


Daniel Vitalis is a leading health, nutrition, and personal development strategist. He is also the creator of Find a Spring where people can find fresh, clean and local springs in their city to derive their fresh water from. He has also aired in the documentary “Hungry for Change”. He also writes an online magazine on his website at DanielVitalis.com and has health products available from his company called Surthrival.

Today We Discuss

  • Daniels hunting and foraging adventures
  • How your cognitive health changes when you are immersed in nature
  • Has Daniel's personality changed, has there been a new side that he has found in himself after hunting?
  • What about death, does being exposed to death in the flesh reduce or change fears about it?
  • And other big life questions...