Featuring 26 of the most common and easy to identify wild edible plants of the Pacific Northwest. Discover their edible parts, seasons, habitats, history, uses and poisonous look-alikes all in the palm of your hand! Its convenient size and easy-to-use format make this field guide the perfect forager’s reference to use in all your northwest adventures. Happy Foraging!
-Over 100 full-color images
-Measuring 3.5″ x 5″
Available for purchase May 1st, 2018.
“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.”
-416 pages w/color images, measuring 6.5″ x 1″ x 9.8″
“A noted wild edibles authority, Doug Benoliel provides more than 65 thorough descriptions of the most common edible plants of the Pacific Northwest region, from asparagus to watercress, juneberries to cattails, and many, many more! He also includes a description of which poisonous “look-alike” plants to avoid — a must-read for the foraging novice. Features include detailed illustrations of each plant, an illustrated guide to general plant identification principles, seasonality charts for prime harvesting, a selection of simple foraging recipes, and a glossary of botanical terms.”
-192 pages, measuring 5.4″ x 0.7″ x 7.4″
“This classic, bestselling field guide features 794 species of plants commonly found along the Pacific coast from Oregon to Alaska, including trees, shrubs, wildflowers, aquatic plants, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens… Included in this massive, indispensable guide are 1100 color photographs; more than 1000 line drawings and silhouettes; clear species descriptions and keys to groups; descriptions of each plant’s habitat and range; 794 range maps in color; indexes, glossary, and bibliography. Rich and engaging notes on each species describe aboriginal and other local uses of plants for food, medicine and implements…”
-528 pages w/color images, measuring 5.4″ x 1.1″ x 8.4″
“A detailed guide to 41 of the most widespread wild foods in North America, covering how to find and identify them, which parts are used, when and how to harvest them, and how to prepare them for the table. The cultural and natural history of the plants are also discussed. There is no overlap between the plants covered in this book and The Forager’s Harvest.”
-512 pages w/color images, measuring 6.1″ x 1″ x 9.1″