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Foraging Wild Edible Plants in Pacific Northwest by Bleu Sayles

Foragng wild edible plants

Free, nutritious, and versatile ingredients are waiting for you out there... Do you know how to find them and turn them into delicious treats?

Free food at the peak of its freshness…

An astonishing diversity of natural, delicious ingredients…

Adventure, fulfillment, and reward in abundance…

Fancy any of that?

It’s all up for grabs… And all it takes is a pair of hiking shoes, some carefully chosen tools, and a
bag to carry home your harvest.

All across the country, interest in foraging is rising…
And it’s little wonder. With food prices rising, sustainability becoming an increasing concern, and a greater awareness of health and nutrition spreading throughout the population, foraging is the golden ticket to a better way of life.

If you’re itching to find out what all the fuss is about but you’ve been putting it off, you’re certainly not alone. Despite the rise in newbie foragers, many people are hesitant because they don’t think they have the skills or knowledge
to do it safely.

But all of that is about to change.

When you know where to look, what to look for, and how to confidently identify and harvest safe and nutritious treats, a whole world of possibility opens up.

You’ll find all of those things and more in Foraging Wild Edible Plants in the Pacific Northwest. Inside, you’ll discover:

 

  • The most delicious natural treats in the Pacific Northwest… from prickly pears to
    cattails – and everything in between
  • Exactly what you stand to gain when you embrace
    the forager’s lifestyle (you’ll be surprised!)
  • How to prepare the ultimate forager’s toolkit –
    so you can be sure you have everything you need to harvest the best bounty
  • Your
    guide to foraging habitats (and how each one affects what you’ll find)
  • ‘The Universal
    Edibility Test’ – make sure every plant is safe to eat even if you’re not 100% sure when you pick
    it
  • Clear guides to help you identify a range of delicious regional plants – with beautiful
    photographs so you can be sure you’re picking the right ones
  • Detailed identification
    instructions for each plant – including harvesting guidelines, preparation advice, and nutritional
    information
  • Simple (yet impressive) recipes to accompany every plant
  • Detailed
    comparisons to poisonous look alikes – be sure that you’re not taking any risks on your foraging
    adventure
    And much more.The forager’s life is rich with rewards, and once you get a taste for it, there’s no turning back.If you’ve been put off by worries that you don’t know what you’re doing or how you can be sure you’re foraging safely, you can finally rest easy and get started.Lace up your boots, choose a recipe, and set out in the great outdoors… You’re on your way to unlocking a whole new world.