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All photography, unless otherwise stated was taken by Karen Stephenson. Food Foraging: Find and Enjoy Wild Edible Plants. We owe a lasting debt of gratitude to the desperate soul who “discovered” the oyster or stewed that first possum.
In the early, hit-or-miss days of foraging, our ancestors learned the hard way about the laxative properties of the senna plant, and to eat only the stems of rhubarb and not the poisonous leaves. Through trial and the occasional fatal error, we sorted the edible from the inedible, the useful from the harmful. After World War II, when American agriculture was fully conquered by industry and supermarkets full of frozen foods popped up across the land — yes, like weeds — foraging came to be regarded as uncouth, probably unhealthy and certainly out of step with modern times. Why then, a half-century later, do we find purslane — a vigorous, succulent “weed” once routinely cursed by gardeners — on the menu of nearly every fine dining restaurant in the country? Kerri Conan blogs for The New York Times, and keeps a sharp eye on food trends. The Survival Handbook: Essential Skills for Outdoor Adventure: DK Publishing, Colin Towell: 9780756690380: Books - Amazon.ca.
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