Fields of wild garlic - use all of the plant - including the flowers. Good for salads and making pesto

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"Dead" nettle - from the mint family, not as nutritious as stinging nettles, but can still be used in similar ways.

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Rosebay Willow Herb - Fireweed. Use like asparagus. Strip the leaves off and take the outer skin off the stalk.

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Jack-by-the-hedge (Alliaria petiolata) also known as hedge garlic or mustard garlic, doesn't have as strong a flavour as wild garlic. Pick the youngest greenest leaves before it flowers

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Stinging Nettle - young tips great in soups.

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Sticky Willy, Cleavers or goosegrass (Galium Aparine) this herb strengthens the immune system and metabolism as well as having diuretic and laxative effects.

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Common Wild Foods of Spring - Foraging Guide and Recipes

[Gastronomics] Trend Spotting: Foraged Food

Don't bypass edible plants, nuts, and even insects! Learn how to forage. Here are the basics for getting started on this fun survival skill.

Learning the Art of Foraging - Survival Mom

Guide to foraging for autumn wild foods in the UK and some recipes for delicious cobnut pesto, agua frescas and apple crumble!

Self-catering cottage cooking in autumn -

A native New Yorker from Flushing, Queens, Ava Chin is the author of Eating Wildly: Foraging for Life, Love and the Perfect Meal, which Vogue named one of "Spring's Best Food Books" and Kirkus called "A delectable feast of the heart." Her work has appeared in the New York Times (as the "Urban Forager"), the LA Times Magazine, the Village Voice, Saveur, and Time Out New York, among others.

10 Reasons Why You Might Love Foraging For Wild Foods

Edible Spring Plants you can find growing wild in your backyard from Primally Inspired (foraging, wild food)

5 Edible Spring Plants You Can Find Growing Wild In Your Backyard

What to do with... Stinging Nettles-maybe I should try some of these ideas. I know people make green borsch from them...

What to Do With Stinging Nettles - And Here We Are

How to Cook Dandelion Greens #forage #wild #recipe

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Foraging for Rose Hips~ Use dried or fresh berries to make a wonderful rose hip tea!

Foraging for Rose Hips

Foraged Foodie: How to find, identify and eat wild purslane. Plus how to avoid poisonous look-a-like: spurge. #foraging #purslane #wildfood

Foraging: Identifying and Eating Purslane (avoid poisonous spurge!)

Foraging: how to safely find, identify, prepare and eat wild cleavers (Galium aparine) weeds. From the Foraged Foodie.

Foraging: How to Find, Identify, Prepare and Eat Wild Cleavers Weeds

Foraging for Food -wild edibles - Good list of field guides for plant/foragables ID.

Foraging for Food - Martha Stewart Food

Foraging & Feasting: A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook by Dina Falconi and Wendy Hollender.

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Lamb's quarters, also known as wild spinach, is an abundant wild vegetable. It's a nutritional superstar with a delicious, mild

Better Than Spinach: Foraging for Lamb's Quarters

Go foraging for fiddleheads, spruce tips, dulse & cattails

How to forage for food: A PEI primer -

Foraging DOs and DON'Ts

Foraging DOs and DON’Ts

Foraged Foodie: capers made from pickled sow thistle buds. Eat your invasive weeds! #foraging #invasive #eattheweeds

Pickled Sow Thistle Bud "Capers"

"The Wild Table: Seasonal Foraged Food and Recipes" features more than 40 wild mushrooms, plants, and berries. Grouped by season, the recipes provide step-by-step cooking techniques, explain how to find and prepare each ingredient, and feature several signature dishes from noted chefs. Check out an excerpt from this book on 9 fundamentals or "commandments" of wild food foraging.

9 Fundamentals of Foraging for Food

This wildcrafted chimichurri sauce is made from foraged cleavers. Eat your weeds! From the Foraged Foodie

Foraged Chimichurri from Cleavers Weeds

Backlit Common Dandelion Clocks (Taraxacum officinale) at Sunset - Stephen Shepherd/ Taxi/ Getty Images

A Monthly Guide to Foraging Wild Food