Backyard Foraging

65 Familiar Plants You Didn’t Know You Could Eat
by Ellen Zachos

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There’s food growing everywhere! You’ll be amazed by how many of the plants you see each day are actually nutritious edibles. Ideal for first-time foragers, this book features 70 edible weeds, flowers, mushrooms, and ornamental plants typically found in urban and suburban neighborhoods. Full-color photographs make identification easy, while tips...

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Published By Storey Publishing, LLC

Format Paperback

Category

Number Of Pages 240

Publication Date 03/12/2013

ISBN 9781612120096

Dimensions 7 inches x 9 inches


“[An] impressively comprehensive guide by horticulturist Zachos, who stresses the “ease and elegance” of foraging familiar plants—greens, fruits, nuts, seeds, tubers, and fungi—in yards and nearby environs. … Eye-catching sidebars on legality, quick plant identification, food-preparation tips, and more accompany the main text, which is abundantly illustrated with full-color photos throughout.”

— John Kallas, director of Wild Food Adventures

“Forget farm to table. Here’s weed to bowl. ... Extremely appealing.”