Open up a whole new culinary world using the New York Times best-selling field guide to foraging for edible wild plants
Most of us "forage" for food in the aisles of well-lit grocery stores. But there are delicious edible plants for the taking right outside our doors.
With the help of this reader-friendly guide, you'll learn how to identify 31 of North America's most abundant edible wild plants, many of which can be substituted for common vegetables and used to make tasty recipes.
Edible Wild Plants for Beginners includes foraging principles and rules that are vital to your safety. It's recommended you read it in its entirety before heading out to your backyard, park, or local woods to search for wild edibles.
This comprehensive field guide to foraging includes:
The basics--Dive into edible plant history and foraging 101s, and gather the tools you'll need before you head out.
The Universal Edibility Test--Learn this important method of assessing whether a plant is edible or will adversely affect you.
31 plant profiles--Includes photos, descriptions, distinguishing characteristics, and common uses for edible wild plants ranging from arrowroot to chicory to juniper.
95 delicious recipes--Use your plants in everything from a rich Amaranth Vegetable Curry to sweet treats like Chamomile Cookies.
Plant remedies--Includes medicinal remedies for pain and cold relief, soothing bug bites, and more.
Order Edible Wild Plants for Beginners to begin living and eating more naturally using wild plants.