Backyard Foraging

By Ellen Zachos,

Book cover of Backyard Foraging: 65 Familiar Plants You Didn't Know You Could Eat

Book description

Foraged food is surprising in its flavour, unusual texture, fresh colour and nutritional value. As more people become familiar with the idea of finding food in the woods, lakeside, or on their favorite hiking trail, they begin to notice the world around them in a new way. Now it's time…

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1 author picked Backyard Foraging as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Every forager I know (myself included) doesn’t just gather truly wild plants. We also harvest neglected fallen fruits and cultivated plants that were planted as ornamentals but are also great food. In this book Ellen focuses on the latter, introducing us to the tastiness of hostas, daylilies, and many other garden plants that most people think are just eye candy.

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