Edible Wild Plants provides what you really need to know to have your own wild food adventures. Whether a beginner or advanced wild food aficionado, gardener, chef, botanist, nutritionist, scientist, or a dieter with special needs, this book is for you. Author John Kallas gives you unprecedented details, maps, simple explanations, and multiple close-up photographs of every plant covered at every important stage of growth. You learn that a plant is not only edible but when, why, and how it is. He can turn you into a successful, well-fed, and happy forager anywhere in North America.
For more information on this book, other publications by John Kallas, and wild foods in general, see www.wildfoodadventures.com
My Dad recently gifted me this great book and it is one of the best that I have ever received!
I also prefer books with good descriptions, lots of photos of each plant to make identification easier, and to cover the plant from identification to the plate.
I have an extensive collection of foraging and wild foods books; Edible Wild Plants is one of my favorites and I highly recommend it.
Very well down and well-illustrated book. Excellent text with great explanations. Very useful. Loved the humble yet knowledgeable way the author talked about each plant. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Paul Kirk
Best resource I've yet seen. Much more complete than those before it.Published 10 days ago by thomas
This book is for an America (and Canadian, I guess) audience.
Each of the 15 plants are show on a United States (plus Canada) map where you can find them (about 10 of... Read more
interesting book with ample photography on each plant represented, including variants of leave forms. poor recipes and not needed. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Dreamer