Archives For Foraging


One of our most anticipated new releases of this week (See the full list here), was:

Wild Edibles: A Practical Guide to Foraging, with Easy Identification of 60 Edible Plants and 67 Recipes
Sergei Boutenko

Paperback: North Atlantic Books, July 2013.
Buy now:   [ Amazon ]  [ Kindle

In our digging around to learn more about this book, we found this really helpful video introduction to foraging that the author produced…

Sergei Boutenko also has a foraging app available to help you identify plants in the field…

*** Other Books by Sergei Boutenko

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

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Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish: A Novel
By David Rakoff

Read a review from NPR

*** Other Books by David Rakoff


Gary Lincoff - The Joy of ForagingCultivating Patience, An Eye For Detail, and Openness to New Tastes

A Review of

The Joy of Foraging: Finding, Harvesting, and Enjoying a World of Wild Food

Gary Lincoff

Paperback: Quarry Books, 2012.
Buy now:  [ Amazon ] [ Kindle ]

Reviewed by Mary Bowling

Gary Lincoff, who has written extensively about mushrooms, now presents a book about what to do with all kinds of other plants commonly encountered outdoors, anywhere from right outside the back door to the woods, wetlands and seashores.  As a teacher of botany in New York City, he is able to forage in the city and to observe others doing the same.  He has also traveled the world and is familiar with wild plants growing in many countries. He introduces several wild fruits that westerners would find bizarre, but the main focus of the book is on weeds, herbs, and fruits that can be found nearly anywhere in the world.

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