Pacific Northwest Foraging
120 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Alaska Blueberries to Wild Hazelnuts
"Doug Deur invites us to discover the taste and history of the Northwest." --Spencer B. Beebe, author of Cache and founder of Ecotrust
The Pacific Northwest offers a veritable feast for foragers, and with Douglas Deur as your trusted guide you will learn how to safely find and identify an abundance of delicious wild plants. The plant profiles in Pacific Northwest Foraging include clear, color photographs, identification tips, guidance on how to ethically harvest, and suggestions for eating and preserving. A handy seasonal planner details which plants are available during every season. Thorough, comprehensive, and safe, this is a must-have for foragers in Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.
About this Author
Based on the Oregon coast, Douglas Deur is a lifelong native plant user devoted to sharing information about the rich biological and cultural heritage of the Pacific Northwest. A research professor at Portland State University, he serves as cultural ecologist for American tribes and Canadian First Nations, and for the National Park Service and other agencies. With Nancy Turner, he coeditedKeeping It Living, the first book-length treatment of Native American plant cultivation traditions in the Pacific Northwest.
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