From the Back Cover
New England's diverse geography overflows with edible plant and animal species. Through the seasons, this forager's paradise offers a continually changing list of wild, harvestable treasures. From Beach Peas to Serviceberries, Lamb's-Quarters to Lady's Thumb, Hen of the Woods to Mugworts, Foraging New England guides you to the edible wild foods and healthful herbs of the Northeast.Organized by environmental zone, this valuable reference guide will help you identify and appreciate the wild bounty of New England. Inside you'll find: detailed descriptions of edible plants and animals; tips on finding, preparing, and using foraged foods; a glossary of botanical terms; eighty-seven color photos.Use Foraging New England as a field guide or as a delightful armchair read. No matter what you're looking for, be it the curative Heal-All or tasty Purslane, this guide will enhance your next backpacking trip or easy stroll around the garden, and may just provide some new favorites for your dinner table.
About the Author
The versatile Tom Seymour is a professional natuarlist and writer best known for his award-winning newpaper columns and magazine articles abou the outdoor life. His videos and workshops have taught New Englanders about the joys of foraging for more than a decade. A native of Waldo, Maine and expert angler, Tom is also a master of the bagpipes. His previous Falcon books include Fishing Maine and Hiking Maine.