Edible Wild Plant Books
Most people interested in wild edible plants are hikers and you aren t going to run into many of these on one hike.
Edible wild plant books. Hope maybe they will put out a book dedicated to just local areas or maybe at least separate the areas in the book so i can concentrate on my area instead of flipping through page after page hoping to. Whether a beginner or advanced wild food aficionado gardener chef botanist nutritionist scientist or a dieter with special needs this book is for you. Wild foods from dirt to plate the wild food adventure series book 1 part of. Author john kallas gives you unprecedented details maps simple explanations and multiple close up photographs of every plant covered at.
Anyone interested in the outdoors botany or even in unusual. Free shipping on qualifying offers. It catalogs the most commonly found wild edibles and has extensive info on the uses and identification of each. It also contains info on dangerous look alikes.
The wild food adventure series 1 books by john kallas jun 11 2010 4 6 out of 5 stars 479. Identifying and harvesting edible and medicinal plants in wild and not so wild places one of my most well used books on wild food. It includes information on common plants such 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. 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.
Having knowledge of which plants are edible in your area lets you forage for extra food which is nice when you are on a tight budget. There s a garden of free food out there waiting to be harvested if you know what to look for. You also get the benefit of trying. Line drawings help make plant identification easy.
The illustrated guide to edible wild plants describes the physical characteristics habitat and distribution and edible parts of wild plants. Wild foods from dirt to plate by john kallas gibbs smith 2010. Originally intended for army use this book serves as a survival aid for civilians as well. Edible wild plants provides what you really need to know to have your own wild food adventures.
Edible wild plants are all around us growing anywhere from the cracks of a city sidewalk to the hillsides of a mountain forest. A complete cookbook and guide to edible wild plants in canada and eastern north america berndt berglund clare e. There s food and. Might be good for people who travel across the country hiking though.
With color photography throughout this guide facilitates the identification of these plants. A complete cookbook and guide to edible wild plants in canada and eastern north america.