The Everything Guide to Foraging: Identifying, Harvesting, and Cooking Nature's Wild Fruits and Vegetables

The Everything Guide to Foraging: Identifying, Harvesting, and Cooking Nature's Wild Fruits and Vegetables

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by Vickie Shufer
     
 

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If you're searching for the freshest fruits and vegetables to add to your diet, you don't have to look any further than your own backyard! With dozens of detailed illustrations, color photos, and more than 150 tasty recipes, this guide is your ultimate one-stop reference for identifying and harvesting the wild fruits and vegetables that grow in fields, forests, and

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If you're searching for the freshest fruits and vegetables to add to your diet, you don't have to look any further than your own backyard! With dozens of detailed illustrations, color photos, and more than 150 tasty recipes, this guide is your ultimate one-stop reference for identifying and harvesting the wild fruits and vegetables that grow in fields, forests, and even on your own lawn.

Inside you'll find:

  • In-depth descriptions of edible plants, including their likely locations
  • Easy and delicious recipes for your wild harvest
  • A primer on careful foraging techniques and conservation ethics
  • Essential information on poisonous look-alikes
From clover and cattails to milkweed and mustard, this book will teach you how to collect and prepare some of the most common--and delicious--feral plants in America. And, more than just a way to a fantastic meal, this book will guide you to both a newfound confidence in your own abilities, as well as a greater appreciation of the natural world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440525117
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
05/18/2011
Series:
Everything
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author


Vickie Shufer is an acclaimed naturalist who leads foraging and wilderness survival programs through her company, EcoImages. She is the owner of Wild Woods Farm, a native plant nursery in Virginia, and is also the editor and publisher of The Wild Foods Forum quarterly newsletter.

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