Wild Edibles: A Practical Guide to Foraging, with Easy Identification of 60 Edible Plants and 67 Recipes
By Sergei Boutenko, 296 pages
Sergei Boutenko has been gathering wild plants since he was 13, when, early on in a 6-month hike from Mexico to Canada, he and his raw-food family ran out of provisions and turned to foraging for survival in the wild. Back in civilization, Boutenko was dismayed by the inferior quality of store-bought food and industrial agriculture, and began to regularly collect wild plants near his home and on his travels. Now, in Wild Edibles, he shares knowledge gleaned from years of live-food wildcrafting and thriving in harmony with nature.
This practical guide to plant foraging gives hikers, backpackers, raw foodists, gardeners, chefs, foodies, DIYers, survivalists, and off-the-grid enthusiasts the tools to identify, harvest, and prepare wild edible plants. The book outlines basic rules for safe wild-food foraging and discusses poisonous plants, plant identification protocol, gathering etiquette, and conservation.
About the Author
Sergei Boutenko (son of raw-food guru Victoria Boutenko) is an author, filmmaker, entrepreneur, adventurer, and lover of life. After reversing his own health ailments through diet and exercise, Sergei has become committed to sharing his opinions on health and fitness with all those who want to learn. Sergei's lectures, books, films, and apps reflect his passion for learning and being as healthy and happy as possible.
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