Foraging Pennsylvania and New Jersey: Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Edible Wild Foods (Paperback)
From cattails to wild garlic, this guide uncovers the edible wild foods and healthful herbs of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Written for people who want to know more about foraging, including those who are absolute beginners and perhaps don't even know where to start, this book provides clear photos and easy to follow instructions for plant identification. Readers will learn all about safely recognizing, respecting, and utilizing wild plants. Inside you'll find: -Detailed descriptions of 70 edible plants -Tips on finding, preparing, and using foraged foods -70 recipes -A glossary of botanical terms -Full-color photos.
Debbie Naha-Koretzky is a registered dietitian, Certified Rutgers Master Gardener, and Pennsylvania Master Naturalist. She has spent her career educating people about food--from the clinical nutrition and natural foraging sides, bringing scientific rigor and natural wisdom together in her work and programs. When she's not working as a clinical nutritionist, she leads foraging walks and presents wild edible programs including wild food demonstrations. She has led hundreds of groups through various universities, state organizations, environmental centers, native plant societies, state parks and more. Debbie lives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.