Wild Edibles: A Practical Guide to Foraging, with Easy Identification of 60 Edible Plants and 67 Recipes

Wild Edibles: A Practical Guide to Foraging, with Easy Identification of 60 Edible Plants and 67 Recipes Author Sergei Boutenko
ISBN-10 1583946020
ISBN-13 9781583946022
Year 2013-07-16
Pages 296
Language English
Publisher North Atlantic Books
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In this field guide to foraging wild edible plants Sergei Boutenko son of raw food guru Victoria Boutenko explores the health benefits of wild harvested food explains how to safely identify trailside weeds herbs fruits and greens that grow worldwide and shares his delicious nutrient dense recipes Sergei Boutenko has been gathering wild plants since he was 13 when early on in a 6 month hike from Mexico to Canada he and his raw food family ran out of provisions and turned to foraging for survival in the wild Back in civilization Boutenko was dismayed by the inferior quality of store bought food and industrial agriculture and began to regularly collect wild plants near his home and on his travels Now in Wild Edibles he shares knowledge gleaned from years of live food wildcrafting and thriving in harmony with nature This practical guide to plant foraging gives hikers backpackers raw foodists gardeners chefs foodies DIYers survivalists and off the grid enthusiasts the tools to identify harvest and prepare wild edible plants The book outlines basic rules for safe wild food foraging and discusses poisonous plants plant identification protocol gathering etiquette and conservation Boutenko explores in detail the many rewards of eating wild flora environmental protection sustainability saving money economic self sufficiency and healthy living He draws on thoroughly researched nutrition science to make a compelling case for the health benefits of a diverse local food diet that includes wild greens The majority of the 60 edible plants described in this field guide can be found worldwide including common growing trees Over 300 color photos make plant identification easy and safe A chapter containing 67 high nutrient vegan recipesincluding green smoothies salads and salad dressings spreads and crackers main courses juices and sweetsprovides inspiration to join Sergei on the trail to radiant health Wild Edibles A Practical Guide to Foraging with Easy Identification of 60 Edible Plants and 67 Recipeshas taught me that my backyard is full of free food Way to go Sergei John Mackey CEO of Whole Foods Market

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Wild Edibles

Wild Edibles Author Sergei Boutenko
ISBN-10 9781583946275
Release 2013-07-16
Pages 296