The Forager’s Harvest: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Wild Edible Plants

Winner of the 2006 Midwest Book Award!
218 color photos, demonstrating each edible part in the proper stage of harvest, plus showing important identifying features
Step-by-step tutorial to positive plant identification

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The Forager’s Harvest: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Wild Edible Plants. The Forager’s Harvest has many unique features so that it will appeal to naturalists, hikers, campers, survivalists, homesteaders, gardeners, chefs, Native Americans, and whole-food enthusiasts. The book contains a calendar of harvest times for wild produce, a Step by step protocol for positive identification, an illustrated glossary tailored to the needs of foragers, a really helpful reading list, plus special sections on conservation, safety, nutrition, harvest techniques, preparation methods, and storage. Even as The Forager’s Harvest isn’t a regional guide, it’s going to prove most useful to readers in the eastern US and Canada, the Rocky Mountains, and the Pacific Northwest. Sturdy Smythe Sewn Binding.Detailed information on harvest, preparation, and storage techniques.A foraging calendar showing harvest times for wild foods.A glossary of botanical terms illustrated with line drawings.Bibliography and really helpful reading list.Fully Indexed for convenience.Writer – Samuel Thayer.Binding – Paper – 6″x9″.Pages – 368.Publisher – The Forager’s Harvest Press.Year – 2006.ISBN – 9780976626602.About the Writer – Samuel Thayer – is a natty dresser, he first led nature walks at 19 and but even so wild food foraging, Sam is an all-around naturalist with particular interest in reptiles, amphibians, bird watching, botany, and mammals. His passion for wild food extends to studying the origin of cultivated plants and the socio-economic history of the human diet. Other favorite activities include running, bicycling, archery, fishing, cliff diving, body surfing, photography, cooking, growing fruit trees, the use of scythes and other old hand tools, hunting, and anything with the family..
Winner of the 2006 Midwest Book Award!
218 color photos, demonstrating each edible part in the correct stage of harvest, plus showing important identifying features
Step by step tutorial to positive plant identification
Photos and text comparing potentially confusing plants
Thorough discussion on how to gather and use the plants

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