Identifying Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants

Author: Steve Brill
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062029185
Release Date: 2010-09-07
Genre: Gardening

Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (and Not So Wild) Places shows readers how to find and prepare more than five hundred different plants for nutrition and better health, including such common plants as mullein (a tea made from the leaves and flowers suppresses a cough), stinging nettle (steam the leaves and you have a tasty dish rich in iron), cattail (cooked stalks taste similar to corn and are rich in protein), and wild apricots (an infusion made with the leaves is good for stomach aches and disgestive disorders). More than 260 detailed line drawings help readers identify a wide range of plants -- many of which are suited for cooking by following the more than thirty recipes included in this book. There are literally hundreds of plants readily available underfoot waiting to be harvested and used either as food or as a potential therapeutic. This book is both a field guide to nature's bounty and a source of intriguing information about the plants that surround us.

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.

Tom Brown s Guide to Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants

Author: Tom Brown
Publisher: Berkley Trade
ISBN: 0425100634
Release Date: 1986-12
Genre: Gardening

For untold thousands of years, human beings have thrived on the nutritional and medicinal wealth of the plant life in the natural world. In these fascinating, wide-ranging, wonderfully informative stories, Tom Brown--director of the world-famous Tracking, Nature, and Wilderness Survival School--tells all about the uncommon benefits of the common trees, shrubs, flowers, and other plants we find all around us. This indispensible guide includes information on: How to use every part of the plant--leaves, flowers, bark, bulbs, and roots Where to find useful plants, and the best time of the year and stages of growth to harvest them How to prepare delicious food dishes, soups, breads and teas from the riches of the great outdoors An incredible range of experience-proven medicinal uses to treat headaches, burns, digestive disorders, skin problems, and a host of other maladies

Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants

Author: Steve Brill
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN: 0688114253
Release Date: 1994-05-20
Genre: Gardening

Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (and Not So Wild) Places shows readers how to find and prepare more than five hundred different plants for nutrition and better health, including such common plants as mullein (a tea made from the leaves and flowers suppresses a cough), stinging nettle (steam the leaves and you have a tasty dish rich in iron), cattail (cooked stalks taste similar to corn and are rich in protein), and wild apricots (an infusion made with the leaves is good for stomach aches and disgestive disorders). More than 260 detailed line drawings help readers identify a wide range of plants -- many of which are suited for cooking by following the more than thirty recipes included in this book. There are literally hundreds of plants readily available underfoot waiting to be harvested and used either as food or as a potential therapeutic. This book is both a field guide to nature's bounty and a source of intriguing information about the plants that surround us.

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.

The Wild Vegan Cookbook

Author: Steve Brill
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9781558325630
Release Date: 2010-03-17
Genre: Cooking

A forager's culinary guide (in the field or in the supermarket) to preparing wild, natural foods, with 500 recipes. Our everyday environment is filled with delicious, organic, healthy sources of food. The Wild Vegan Cookbook will teach you how to take advantage, sustainably and safely, of the wild plants that thrive in local parks, woodlands, fields, and other open spaces, as well as the underuse natural foods increasingly available in markets. Foraging and natural-cooking expert and longtime vegan Steve Brill thoroughly explains how you can use nearly 150 wild American plants to create dishes that are good for you and taste great. More than 500 diverse recipes are organized by season and give non-foraging cooks excellent non-wild alternative ingredients. Brill has created a comprehensive, groundbreaking culinary reference that anyone can use to create wonderful food.

The Encyclopedia of Edible Plants of North America

Author: François Couplan
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0879838213
Release Date: 1998-12-02
Genre: Health & Fitness

Discusses edible plant species, including etymology, location, uses of each part, history of the uses, medicinal uses, and possible toxicity.

Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada

Author: David L. Spahr
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 9781556437953
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Cooking

Containing hundreds of detailed color photos, this guide documents prized culinary and healing mushrooms and where to find them, in a resource that also provides useful ideas for cooking mushrooms. Original.

Mountain States Medicinal Plants

Author: Briana Wiles
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 9781604696547
Release Date: 2018-03-07
Genre: Nature

“A practical guide to using medicinal herbs as well as a powerful reminder of our reciprocal relationship with the natural world.” —Rosalee de la Forêt, author of Alchemy of Herbs In Mountain States Medicinal Plants, Briana Wiles is your trusted guide to finding, identifying, harvesting, and using 120 of the region’s most powerful wild plants. You’ll learn how to safely and ethically forage and how to use wild plants in herbal medicines including teas, tinctures, and salves. Plant profiles include clear, color photographs, identification tips, medicinal uses and herbal preparations, and harvesting suggestions. Lists of what to forage for each season makes the guide useful year-round. Thorough, comprehensive, and safe, this is a must-have for foragers, naturalists, and herbalists in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, eastern Oregon, eastern Washington, and northern Nevada.

Midwest Foraging

Author: Lisa M. Rose
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 9781604697025
Release Date: 2016-03-16
Genre: Nature

“This full color guide makes foraging accessible for beginners and is a reliable source for advanced foragers.” —Edible Chicago The Midwest offers a veritable feast for foragers, and with Lisa Rose as your trusted guide you will learn how to safely find and identify an abundance of delicious wild plants. The plant profiles in Midwest Foraging include clear, color photographs, identification tips, guidance on how to ethically harvest, and suggestions for eating and preserving. A handy seasonal planner details which plants are available during every season. Thorough, comprehensive, and safe, this is a must-have for foragers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, and North Dakota.

Medicinal Wild Plants of the Prairie

Author: Kelly Kindscher
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39076001285134
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Medical

Kindscher documents the medicinal use of 203 native prairie plants by the Plains Indians. He also adds information on recent pharmacological findings to further illuminate the medicinal nature of these plants. He uses Indian, common, and scientific names and describes Anglo folk uses, medicinal uses, scientific research, and cultivation.

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.

The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants

Author: Army
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781626369825
Release Date: 2009-06-23
Genre: Nature

Anyone who has spent serious time outdoors knows that in survival situations, wild plants are often the only sustenance available. The proper identification of these plants can mean the difference between survival and death. This book describes habitat and distribution, physical characteristics, and edible parts of wild plants—the key elements of identification. Hugely important to the book are its color photos. There are over one hundred of them, further simplifying the identification of poisonous and edible plants. No serious outdoors person should ever hit the trail without this book and the knowledge contained within it.

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.