Northeast Foraging: 120 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Beach Plums to Wineberries

Leda Meredith (Author)
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Description

"An invaluable guide for the feast in the East." --Hank Shaw, author of the James Beard Award-winning website Hunter Angler Gardener Cook

The Northeast offers a veritable feast for foragers, and with Leda Meredith as your trusted guide you will learn how to safely find and identify an abundance of delicious wild plants. The plant profiles in Northeast Foraging include clear, color photographs, identification tips, guidance on how to ethically harvest, and suggestions for eating and preserving. A handy seasonal planner details which plants are available during every season. Thorough, comprehensive, and safe, this is a must-have for foragers in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Rhode Island.

Product Details

Price
$24.95  $22.46
Publisher
Timber Press (OR)
Publish Date
April 08, 2014
Pages
308
Dimensions
6.4 X 0.7 X 8.9 inches | 1.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781604694178
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About the Author

Leda Meredith has been preserving food since she was a kid at her great-grandmother's side. She is the guide to food preservation at About.com, teaches food preservation and foraging throughout the Northeast, and is a regular contributor to numerous food-related publications. She is the author of Pickling Everything, Preserving Everything, The Forager's Feast, and other books, and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Reviews

"Although I have over 200 books on foraging in my collection, I would rate this as one of the very best." --Wildness Magazine

"Northeast Foraging is detailed, accessible, and useful to new and experienced foragers alike." --NYBG's Plant Talk

"Leda Meredith's personable field guide is as close as you can come to having the author take you by the hand." --Gary Lincoff, author of The Joy of Foraging and instructor at The New York Botanical Garden

"An invaluable guide for the feast in the East." --Hank Shaw, author of the James Beard Award-winning website Hunter Angler Gardener Cook

"A wonderful, thorough guide for both beginners and seasoned foragers." --Tom Kearney, chef at The Farm on Adderley

"It's the most comprehensive." --Sean Patrick Morrison. chef at Plate