Foraging for Wild Edible Foods: A Folding Pocket Guide to Sustainable Practices & Harvesting Techniques (Paperback)

Foraging for Wild Edible Foods: A Folding Pocket Guide to Sustainable Practices & Harvesting Techniques By Leung Raymond (Illustrator), James Kavanagh Cover Image
By Leung Raymond (Illustrator), James Kavanagh
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The traditional practice of foraging is an especially meaningful way of connecting with the land and its attendant life forms. Truly seasoned foragers have spent countless hours in the field studying wild edible foods and internalizing where to find them, how to identify them, and how to harvest them. To help you hone your craft as a forager and give you greater access to fresh, nutritious, and free food, we have created this in-depth resource. It details the approved practices for harvesting wild edible plants in a sustainable manner and specifically covers such topics as harvesting strategy, safety (including the universal edibility test), and the proper tools and methods for harvesting berries/fruits, nuts, leaves/shoots/stems, roots/tubers, and mushrooms. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, 12-panel folding pocket guide is an essential companion for educators, learners, naturalists, and foragers of all experience levels who wish to become better attuned to the growth habits of wild edible foods in various ecosystems. Made in the USA.

About the Author

Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781620052785
ISBN-10: 1620052784
Publisher: Waterford Press
Publication Date: August 29th, 2017
Pages: 12
Language: English
Series: Pocket Naturalist Guide