How to Forage for Wild Foods without Dying

An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Identifying 40 Edible Wild Plants
by Ellen Zachos

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This on-the-go guide is perfect for new foragers eager to learn about the edible plants they're most likely to find, no matter what region they're in, and provides photos and easy-to-follow identification and use guidelines for the 40 most common—and most delicious—wild plants.

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Published By Storey Publishing, LLC

Format Paperback


Number Of Pages 256

Publication Date 10/10/2023

ISBN 9781635866131

Dimensions 5.55 inches x 7 inches

“This is an extraordinarily helpful guide for indoor plant enthusiasts of all levels. Highly recommended.” 

— Library Journal, starred review

“This helpful guide to edible wild plants is perfect for beginners.” 

— Booklist

“Foraging feels like one of those hobbies that could easily take over your whole life and you wouldn’t be mad about it; Zachos’ guide is a wonderful enabler.”

— BookPage

“With its well-rounded selection of delicious and accessible edible wild plants, this book will be useful anywhere in North America. Ellen Zachos’s seasoned advice and practical tips make it the perfect launchpad for any aspiring forager.” 

— SAM THAYER, author of Sam Thayer’s Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants

“An inspiring companion for curious new foragers, this guide is an ideal starting point for developing a safe, respectful relationship with the natural world.”