A city is full of life—and wild food. A walk through the park could reveal apples, gingko, and goldenrod. A stroll down the sidewalk could uncover dandelions, lamb’s quarters, and lilac. You just need to know what to look for.
In Urban Foraging, professional forager Lisa Rose explains how to find, identify, harvest, and cook with 50 common wild plants, such as chickweed, echinacea, goldenrod, honeysuckle, red clover, and pine. Plant profiles include all the basics necessary for a successful forage: clear photos of the plant before and after harvest, tips for ethical and safe gathering, and details on culinary uses, Simple recipes for each plant will help readers cook with their harvest. For mulberry, there’s a pie recipe. Nettles? A delicious risotto. Throughout, gorgeous, drool-worthy photography creates a stylish, modern package that stands out on the nature shelf.