Dandelion greens are health powerhouses. Learn how to cook with dandelion greens and what makes them so good for you.
Our earliest ancestors hunted and gathered. And now, gathering is back in style in the form of food foraging. If you enjoy foraging for food, check out Falling Fruit, an interactive, crowd-sourced map of pickable produce in public spaces.
In many parts of Spain – including the capital city of Madrid – dumpster diving carries a hefty fine.
Seattle is planning a public park that will double as an urban fruit forest. Anyone who wants will be able to pick fresh fruit from the trees there.
Given that cooked stinging nettle is compared to spinach, it makes sense that there’s much more you could do with this wild plant. While I’ve never eaten nettle (that I know of), I’ve become intrigued lately with the notion of foraging… and stinging nettle is readily available almost everywhere in the early Spring. After a little digging, I also discovered this plant is really versatile, and works in recipes from a wide variety of culinary traditions.
How to hunt for ramps (aka wild leeks) and some of my favorite recipes for this spring-time delicacy!
Hunting for wild mushrooms can sometimes be damaging to forest ecosystems. Here are some tips on how to forage responsibly.
According to Forbes, the rise in food prices is accelerating, and this is just the beginning. They’re predicting a food crisis in 2011 to rival the food shortages back in [ … ]
Wild persimmons are very high on my favorite wild food list. Perhaps its because they’re related to one of my all-time favorite fruits: black sapote, also known as the black [ … ]
I’d been dying to try the elusive black trumpet mushroom, and it didn’t disappoint.
We love foraging for food around here! Wild fruits, veggies, mushrooms, and weeds are free sources of local, healthy eats in a time when we could all stand to save [ … ]
Here at Eat.Drink.Better, we pay a lot of attention to the toxicity of our food. But what about the chemicals that we put on our skin? As an avid forager [ … ]
Last week Hank Shaw posted this piece on The Atlantic Food Channel about his favorite books for foragers. It’s an excellent list of must-reads for anyone interested in wild edible [ … ]