Edible Wild Plants

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Gibbs Smith, Jun 1, 2010 - Nature - 416 pages
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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.

 

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User Review  - jspringbrinkley - LibraryThing

Both a field guide and a cookbook! Great photos, has plants in different stages of development as well as lookalikes to beware of, easy to use. Recipes are simple. Full of hints and tips from a seasoned forager Read full review

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User Review  - satyridae - LibraryThing

Oh, this is splendid! It has photos of many variations of leaves for each plant, and lots of interesting digressions on each sort of plant. This is the book you want to have in your library after the ... Read full review

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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.

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