This valuable reference guide will help you identify and appreciate the continually changing list of wild, harvestable treasures of Idaho.Inside you'll find: detailed descriptions of edible plants and animals; tips on finding, preparing, and using foraged foods; a glossary of botanical terms; full-color photos. Use Foraging Idaho 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.
Christopher Nyerges, co-founder of the School of Self-reliance, has led wild food walks for thousands of students since 1974. He has authored several books on wild foods, survival, and self-reliance, and thousands of newspaper and magazine articles. He’s most recently written Foraging California, Nuts and Berries of California, and Foraging Wild Edible Plants of North America, all FalconGuides. He continues to teach where he lives in Los Angeles County, California.