The Front Yard Forager: Identifying, Collecting, and Cooking the 30 Most Common Urban Weeds (Paperback)

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The Front Yard Forager invites all of us to take control of our food by entering into the fun and delicious world of

foraging. A concise field guide and recipe book, it showcases the 30 most readily found edible urban weeds. From

dandelion to day lily, nipplewort to nettle, and pineapple weed to purslane there's a salad bowl full of fresh edibles

just waiting to be collected and put to good use. Each plant profile features an easy-to-use field identification guide,

including photographs, as well as where to find the plant and what to do with it in the kitchen. Recipes range from

simple and classic to practically gourmet, while introductory chapters and sidebars cover the hows and whys of

foraging: ethics, nutritional information, harvesting, precautions, and more.

Written by Seattle's Melany Vorass, a longtime instructor of urban foraging, The Front Yard Forager brings DIY

harvesting right to your door, making foraging easy, accessible, and fun for everyone even in the middle of the

Product Details ISBN-10: 1594857474
ISBN-13: 9781594857478
Published: Skipstone Press, 08/01/2013
Pages: 191
Language: English