Edible Wild Plants

Edible Wild Plants

Wild Foods From Dirt to Plate

eBook - 2010
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Maps, explanations, photographs, and detailed descriptions offer a comprehensive overview of edible wild plants, how to identify them, and how to prepare them.
Publisher: Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781423616597
Characteristics: 1 online resource (278 p.) : col. ill.


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Mar 28, 2015

What I like about this book is that it focuses on, as another reviewer commented, weeds. This makes this book on wild edibles useful across far more regions of British Columbia and indeed North America than many other books on the subject. It also makes the wise choice of sticking with a few very common wild edibles rather than trying to catalogue everything under the sun. This is a highly readable and highly useful guide.

Jun 21, 2012

This has proven to be a great book. Yet another that I want in my home library as a resource!

Very inspirational & informative. I'm hoping that the author does some follow up volumes.

I'm very interested in how to use foraged plants, particularly from my own yard & where I go for walks. Something more than wild berries. This is certainly the book for that!! It also helps in giving me ideas of what to look for at the Farmers Markets w/the stalls for the venders who forage.

happygirl15 Dec 14, 2011

How amazing is it that a lot of the "weeds" growing around us are excellent, nutritious food sources. Corporate programming, anyone???>>>>Rant: How annoying that I've been programmed to rip out these "weeds" from my flower beds and perfect suburban lawn that requires gas mowers and blowers that pollute as much as, or more than, cars; that pollutes our water supply with chemicals; and wastes limited fresh water resources on keeping it green.


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