Guide to Wild Foods and Useful Plants
An array of abundant wild foods is available to hikers, campers, foragers, or anyone interested in living closer to the earth. Written by a leading expert on wild foods and a well-known teacher of survival skills, Guide to Wild Foods and Useful Plants is more than a listing of plant…
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Christopher Nyerges has been leading Wild Food Outings since 1974, and his Guide to Wild Foods and Useful Plants is packed full of stories and advice based on personal experiences. For example, he is one of a growing number of people who eat poison oak/poison ivy to build and maintain immunity to it. (Eating poison ivy requires caution, since an adverse reaction could cause your throat to swell shut. Read this book first!) Nyerges describes his own positive experience with eating poison oak, and he offers tips for those without immunity to treat their symptoms. Nyerges lives and teaches in…
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