Nuts and Berries of New England: Tips and Recipes for Gatherers from Maine to the Adirondacks to Long Island Sound

Nuts and Berries of New England: Tips and Recipes for Gatherers from Maine to the Adirondacks to Long Island Sound

by Tom Seymour

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762782512
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Publication date: 05/19/2013
Series: Nuts and Berries Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 1,236,139
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

The versatile Tom Seymour is a professional naturalist and writer best known for his award-winning newspaper columns and magazine articles about the outdoor life. His previous Falcon books include Fishing Maine, Birding Maine, and Hiking Maine. He currently lives in Waldo, Maine.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction x

Why Gather Nuts and Berries? xii

How to Use This Book xii

Plant Names xiii

Foraging Tools xiv

New England Weather xv

Insect Pests xv

Preserving Techniques xvi

Leaf Arrangements, Margins, and Shapes xvii

Nuts and Nutlets

Acorn 2

American Chestnut 6

Beaked Hazelnut 10

Beechnut 13

Black Walnut 16

Pickerelweed 19

Sweet Fern 22

Berries

American Mountain Ash 26

Blackberry 30

Bunchberry 34

Common Barberry 38

Common Elderberry 41

Cranberry 46

Ground Juniper 50

Hawthorn 53

Highbush Blueberry 56

Highbush Cranberry 60

Juneberry 64

Northern Bay 67

Partridgeberry 70

Red Raspberry 73

Rose Hip 77

Wild Cherry 81

Wild Strawberry 84

Wintergreen Berry 88

Glossary 90

Index 92

Recipe Index 93

About the Author 94

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