Wild Summer and Fall Plant Foods: The Foxfire Americana Library (8)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Sep 6, 2011 - House & Home - 151 pages
A handy illustrated guide to the edible plant life available in Appalachia and surrounding areas during the summer and fall seasons. From berries to herbs perfect for teas and tonics, each entry includes information on where to find the plant, how to spot it, and the best ways to eat it, often with recipes.
 
Plants include:
 
Gooseberries
Raspberries
Blueberries
Figs
Pawpaws
Cattails
Nutgrass
Thistle
Catnip
Spearmint
Peppermint
Blue-mountain tea
Yarrow
Chamomile
Dills
Black Walnuts
Pecans
Hazelnuts

Foxfire has brought the philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers, teaching creative self-sufficiency and preserving the stories, crafts, and customs of Appalachia.  Inspiring and practical, this classic series has become an American institution. In July 2016, Vintage Shorts celebrates Foxfire's 50th Anniversary.
 

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 The Foxfire Americana Library is a collection of eBooks drawing from The Foxfire Fund’s extensive series of tips, how-to’s, stories, and legends designed to preserve and foster Appalachian culture. The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center is located in Mountain City, Georgia. www.foxfire.org.

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