- Title: Foraging For Edible Wild Plants: The Natural Food Lover’s Guide to Identify and Cook the Abundant Free Food Around You Right Now
- Author: Greer Jackson
- Pages: 442
- Publisher (Publication Date): October 26, 2022
- Language: English
- ISBN-10, ISBN-13 or ASIN: 9798215183229
- Download File Format:EPUB
The most important part of foraging is identifying the plants. That’s why you need high-quality color pictures to know you’re picking the right thing.
Foraging for Edible Wild Plants includes almost 40 tasty wild foods you can go outside and harvest right now. It contains detailed colored pictures and information on berries, fruits, nuts, leaves, flowers, seeds, shoots, roots, and mushrooms that grow throughout the US. No matter where you live, you’ll be able to fill your basket with these flavorful and nutritious ingredients.All of the information is verified with sources listed in the references section. So, you can rely on the information in this book.
Inside Edible Wild Plants, you’re going to learn about:
The benefits of foraging
The things to note when starting as a forager
The tools you might need when in the wild
Nutritional facts about different edible plants
Differentiating between edible and poisonous plants
Cooking, storing, growing, and preserving wild edible plants
And a whole lot more!
Greer started foraging and fishing with his father at 12 years old. They would visit parks, local rivers, and sometimes their own backyard to find wild foods. They were delicious adventures and an excellent way to bond. Greer’s first dish from wild food was sauteed dandelion greens with bacon. Now, he shares his love of wild food with you.
Foraging for Wild Edibles tells a story about each plant that’s educational and informative and one that will make you hungry. This is not just a botany book. After reading it, you will have a new and more profound connection to one of the oldest and most essential activities humans do.
This book is a fun and inspiring read but will also answer all your questions about foraging. You will learn how to avoid toxic plants, the tools you need to make foraging easy, how to store these foods, their histories, and their nutritional benefits. There are also over 250 recipes and recipe ideas to help you turn these wild foods into incredible delicacies you’ll want to eat over and over again.
Greer has created a book with all the resources you need to get started in the world of foraging. It has over 300 color photos and distribution maps for each wild food. There are references that show you what to forage and when, what flavors you can expect, and which parts are edible for each plant. This is a practical and entertaining guide for any foodie, gardener, nature enthusiast, or DIYer that wants to add wild food to their diet. Learn how foraging will help your budget, improve your health and become your next fun hobby.