Foraging the Rocky Mountains: Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Edible Wild Foods in the Rockies

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The Rocky Mountain region's diverse geography overflows with edible plant species. From salsify to pearly everlasting, currants to pine nuts, Foraging the Rocky Mountains guides you to 85 edible wild foods and healthful herbs of the region. This valuable reference guide will help you identify and appreciate the wild bounty of the Rocky Mountain states. This guide also includes::detailed descriptions of edible plants and animalstips on finding, preparing, and using foraged foodsrecipes suitable for the trail and ...

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Overview

The Rocky Mountain region's diverse geography overflows with edible plant species. From salsify to pearly everlasting, currants to pine nuts, Foraging the Rocky Mountains guides you to 85 edible wild foods and healthful herbs of the region. This valuable reference guide will help you identify and appreciate the wild bounty of the Rocky Mountain states. This guide also includes::detailed descriptions of edible plants and animalstips on finding, preparing, and using foraged foodsrecipes suitable for the trail and at homedetailed, full-color photosa glossary of botanical terms

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762782604
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/19/2013
  • Series: Foraging Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 258,170
  • Product dimensions: 5.94 (w) x 8.86 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Meet the Author

Liz is the founder of Backyard Agrarian and the inventor of TareWare. Liz holds a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology with a specialty in Native American cultures and a J.D. and a Master's Degree in Environmental Law and Policy with a specialty in food, health and agriculture issues. She also spent over a decade as an outdoor guide and recreation specialist where she had the important job of introducing city folks to nature. Liz is regularly asked to speak about issues of sustainability and water in Colorado. She lives in the hills outside of Boulder, Colorado with her husband Rich and dogs Basil and Buster. She tries to heed the sage advice of Edward Abby and save plenty of time for foraging, rafting, skiing, and enjoying life, family and friends.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 1, 2013

    As a college professor who teaches classes on wild foods in the

    As a college professor who teaches classes on wild foods in the Rockies, I find Liz's book to be the most useful of its kind. The great recipes and pictures, along with Liz's use of multiple professional resources has convinced me to use this field guide in all my future classes. John Duncan

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