Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The Joy of Foraging by Gary Lincoff

The Joy of Foraging
by Gary Lincoff [581.63 Lin]

I generally do not go out looking for plants to eat in the great outdoors, but after reading this book, I think I could possibly give it a try! The author has taken excellent photos of various fruits, vegetables and nuts in everyday settings to show how easy it is to find food in the most common places. The instructions are very clear: know your plants and do not make the mistake of eating something that is potentially poisonous. What I like about this book is that it gives you a guideline for finding the right plants at the right time of year. I checked out the book to increase my knowledge of edible plants, but ended up with a desire to go out and find some of these remarkable foods. I highly recommend this book.

[If you enjoy this, you may also wish to try The Edible Landscape, by Emily Tepe, Eat Your Yard!, by Nan Chase, or Edible: An Illustrated Guide to the World’s Food Plants, by the National Geographic Society.] [ official Gary Lincoff web site ]

Recommended by Kim J.
Bennett Martin Public Library

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