What Kinds of Food Did Pioneers Eat?

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The pioneers ate whatever food was available in their environment. This meant that hunting contributed to their diet. They also ate wild berries and other fruits as well as herbs and vegetables that could be wild harvested. They grew corn, beans, and other produce in kitchen gardens.
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Turkey, mashed potatoes, and any crops the grew.
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Good guess that gardens would come "post-settling"... one has to be in one place at LEAST 2 months to grow most produce !! The pioneers would carry with them the basics.
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Your guinea pig needs Timothy hay, pellets and fresh vegetables. Guinea pigs always need food in their stomach to avoid gastric bloat, a life-threatening condition. Pellets and Timothy
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Three staples of the Pioneer diet were hardtack, beans and salt pork. Hardtack is a type of cracker, baked two to four times, that would keep almost indefinitely if kept dry. Hardtack
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