This valuable reference guide will help you identify and appreciate the continually changing list of wild, harvestable treasures of Washington.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 Washington 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 10 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 Wild Greens and Salads, all FalconGuides, the latter two are slated as 2015 titles. He continues to teach where he lives in Los Angeles County, California.