Saturday, September 04, 2010

Into the Wild...

Back to Nature...
Owing to local interest, the library recently updated its book collection on the topic of edible wild plants. The following guides may help readers identify wild plants that may be used for food. As aways, we don't endorse the content and recommend caution and additional research before making your choices.

Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, Mushrooms, Fruits, and Nuts : How to Find, Identify, and Cook Them by Katie Letcher Lyle is from Falcon Guides, a publisher of outdoor recreation guides.

Edible Wild Plants : Wild Foods from Dirt to Plate is authored by John Kallas, who hosts the Wild Food Adventures website.

Edible Wild Plants : a North American Field Guide to Over 200 Natural Foods by Thomas S. Elias & Peter Dykeman is latest edition of book originally published in 1982 by Outdoor Life, a publisher imprint and magazine now owned by the Bonnier Group, which also publishes Field & Stream.

Surf's Up
Wild Food Adventures
American Herb Association
American Horticultural Society
Wilderness Survival: Edible and Medicinal Plants
Wild Ones: Native Plants, Natural Landscapes