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Why Foraging for Wild Food is Beneficial to Our Health. Many wild plants are very rich in nutrients and phytochemicals needed by our bodies. They are strong and vigorous having not been weakened by hybridization or genetically modified like many of the varieties we buy or grow. Many wild foods are full of vitamins and minerals, and high in fiber, calcium, and protein. photo credit: Firefox Bushcraft
"Foraging: Self-Sufficiency" offers all the information you need to identify, harvest and use edible wild plants, herbs, fruits, nuts, mushrooms, seaweeds and more! Read an excerpt from "Foraging: Self-Sufficiency" on how to identify and find four common plants: chickweed, ground elder, meadowsweet and stinging nettle.
WILD EDIBLE AND MEDICINAL PLANTS BLOG Foraging for wild food is a great way to experience the natural world and connect with something ancient and primal within ourselves. Not only is wild food much richer in essential vitamins and minerals, but foraging also provides much needed exercise. It's a combination of hiking and gardening.