Edible Wild Plants

Author: John Kallas
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 9781423616597
Release Date: 2010-06-01
Genre: Nature

Edible wild plants have one or more parts that can be used for food if gathered at the appropriate stage of growth and properly prepared. Edible Wild Plants includes extensive information and recipes on plants from the four categories. Foundation greens: wild spinach, chickweed, mallow, purslane; tart greens: curlydock, sheep sorrel, wood sorrel; pungent greens: wild mustard, wintercress, garlic mustard,shepherd’s purse; and bitter greens: dandelion, cat’s ear, sow thistle, nipplewort. Dr. John Kallas has investigated and taught about edible wild plants since 1970. He founded WildFood Adventures (www.wildfoodadventures.com) in 1993 and is the publisher and editor of Wild FoodAdventurer. He lives in Portland, Oregon. The definitive work on growing, harvesting, and eating wild greens.

Edible Wild Plants

Author: John Kallas
Publisher: Gibbs Smith Publishers
ISBN: 1423601505
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Cooking

Imagine what you could do with eighteen delicious new greens in your dining arsenal including purslane, chickweed, curly dock, wild spinach, sorrel, and wild mustard. John Kallas makes it fun and easy to learn about foods you've unknowingly passed by all your life. Through gorgeous photographs, playful, but authoritative text, and ground-breaking design he gives you the knowledge and confidence to finally begin eating and enjoying edible wild plants. Edible Wild Plants divides plants into four flavor categories -- foundation, tart, pungent, and bitter. Categorizing by flavor helps readers use these greens in pleasing and predictable ways. According to the author, combining elements from these different categories makes the best salads.

The Essential Wild Food Survival Guide

Author: Linda Runyon
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 9780936699103
Release Date: 2009-04-01
Genre: Cooking (Wild foods)

Full of data, charts, nutritional breakdowns, and a poisonous look-alike section, this guide discusses how to identify, gather, prepare, store, and enjoy an endlessly nutritious and renewable resource of wild, edible plants.

Handbook of Edible Weeds

Author: James A. Duke
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781351442992
Release Date: 2017-11-13
Genre: Science

Handbook of Edible Weeds contains detailed descriptions and illustrations of 100 edible weeds, representing 100 genera of higher plant species. Some of the species are strictly American, but many are cosmopolitan weeds. Each account includes common names recognized by the Weed Science Society of America, standard Latin scientific names, uses, and distribution (geographic and ecological). Cautionary notes are included regarding the potential allergenic or other harmful properties of many of the weeds.

Edible Wild Plants

Author: Thomas S. Elias
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 1402767153
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Gardening

Presents a season-by-season guide to the identification, harvest, and preparation of more than two hundred common edible plants to be found in the wild.

Backyard Foraging

Author: Ellen Zachos
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603428491
Release Date: 2013-04-12
Genre: Nature

There’s food growing everywhere! You’ll be amazed by how many of the plants you see each day are actually nutritious edibles. Ideal for first-time foragers, this book features 70 edible weeds, flowers, mushrooms, and ornamental plants typically found in urban and suburban neighborhoods. Full-color photographs make identification easy, while tips on common plant locations, pesticides, pollution, and dangerous flora make foraging as safe and simple as stepping into your own backyard.

Discovering wild plants

Author: Janice J. Schofield
Publisher:
ISBN: CORNELL:31924051744518
Release Date: 1989-11-01
Genre: Nature

More than 130 plants (including trees, roots, wildflowers, herbs, seaweed, and mushrooms) from Alaska, Yukon Territory, through western Canada, to Washington, Oregon and northern California are profiled. Information provided includes precise botanical identification, history (New and Old World folk uses), harvest and habitat information, and recipes.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Eating Local

Author: Diane A. Welland, M.S., R.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101514733
Release Date: 2011-05-03
Genre: Cooking

Supporting local farmers has really grown on people - and here's the guide to doing it right. There are so many great reasons to shop for and eat locally grown or raised foods, including freshness, taste, energy conservation, and supporting small business owners. That is why tens of thousands have made the switch to local foods. Now families and communities are enthusiastically supporting farmer's markets, artisan dairy farmers, cheese makers, family farms, local vineyards, and local livestock. Food expert and nutritionist Diane A. Welland explains what local eating is and isn't and how anyone can move toward a more sustainable way of eating. It covers: Types of foods considered local; what is in season when; Storing foods; Money saving tips. ? A practical approach for a challenging endeavor. ? Includes a complete overview of local eating across all 50 states.

Eat the Trees

Author: Linda Runyon
Publisher:
ISBN: 0936699256
Release Date: 2011-08-01
Genre: Cooking

Linda Runyon "roughed it" in a homestead in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate NY for many years, learning to depend on the land to provide her family's sustenance. The very trees around her became at once a source of food, inspiration and other survival needs.Let Linda show you this way of life through instruction and anecdote so that you, too, may find the sustenance you need from the trees.

Guide to Wild Foods and Useful Plants

Author: Christopher Nyerges
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 9781613747018
Release Date: 2014-04-01
Genre: Nature

An array of abundant wild foods is available to hikers, campers, foragers, or anyone interested in living closer to the earth. Written by a leading expert on wild foods and a well-known teacher of survival skills, Guide to Wild Foods and Useful Plants is more than a listing of plant types—it teaches how to recognize edible plants and where to find them, their medicinal and nutritional properties, and their growing cycles. This new edition features more than 70 plants found all around the United States along with more than 100 full color photos plus handy leaf, fruit, and seed keys to help readers identify the plants. It also includes fascinating folklore about plants, personal anecdotes about trips and meals, and simple and tasty recipes.

Nature s Garden

Author: Samuel Thayer
Publisher: Foragers Harvest
ISBN: 0976626616
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Cooking

Presents a guide on locating, identifying, picking, and preparing wild edible foods grown in North America.

Wild Food

Author: Roger Phillips
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447249979
Release Date: 2014-04-24
Genre: Nature

Wild food is all around us, growing in our hedgerows and fields, along river banks and seashores, even on inhospitable moorland. In this definitive book, hundreds of these plants are clearly identified, with colour photography and a detailed description. Roger Phillips also gives us fascinating information on how our ancestors would have used the plant as well as including over 100 more modern recipes for delicious food and drinks. From berries, herbs and mushrooms to wild vegetables, salad leaves, seaweed and even bark, this book will inspire you to start cooking with nature's free bounty. 'I can safely say that if I hadn't picked up this book some twenty years ago I wouldn't have eaten as well, or even lived as well, as I have. It inspired me then and it inspires me now' Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Incredible Wild Edibles

Author: Samuel Thayer
Publisher: Foragers Harvest Press
ISBN: 0976626624
Release Date: 2017-11
Genre: Cooking

Incredible Wild Edibles is an invitation to enjoy the best food on Earth. This guide provides complete information on 36 traditional fruits, nuts, herbs, and vegetables that have nearly disappeared from our modern diets. Rediscover these wholesome, super-nutritious, gourmet foods for free! In a humorous but authoritative style, the author tells how to identify these plants with confidence, where and when to find them, what parts to use, and how to prepare them for the table. He gives practical advice on harvesting and discusses safe and responsible foraging practices. Contains index, bibliography, glossary, range maps, foraging calendar, and more than 350 color photos. For all experience levels, from novice to expert.