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.
This book puts all those ridiculous "field guides" to shame!!! Everything about this book is superior: photography, explanations, warnings, poisonous look a likes,etc... Read morePublished 8 days ago by alvoss05yahoo
good descriptions' the rescipes are a big help, I am always looking at the "weeds " when out in the fieldPublished 23 days ago by Mike
The author is very thorough identifying a select number of plants so that anyone can id these pants with confidence. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Anna
The book is helpful. Having pictures of the plants, with explanations as to parts that edible makes it easy to understand. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Nellie C. Costner
Nice book but it leaves out like 50000 plants. I'm pretty sure we can ID dandelion...I was hoping for a more in depth field guide. It's laid out nicely... Read morePublished 1 month ago by M. Niesen
I have not read this yet. Looking through it, seems like it will be a nice read.Published 1 month ago by Alan D. Cutright
One of the two "bibles" of identifying, harvesting and eating wild foods. Worth the purchase.Published 2 months ago by J. Baisden