Wild Foodies of Philly
In search of the food beneath our feet!
GUIDE BOOKS & WEBSITES: Check multiple sources to identify & research the edibility & preparation of wild food sources!
Botany in a Day, by Thomas J. Elpel, http://www.wildflowers-and-weeds.com/Plant_Identification/Botany_in_a_Day_Download.htm
Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide by Lawrence Newcomb, https://www.amazon.com/Newcombs-Wildflower-Guide-Lawrence-Newcomb/dp/0316604429
BEST WEBSITES 4 PHOTOS & BRIEF DESCRIPTIONS:
BEST WEBSITES 4 OVER-ALL ONLINE SOURCES:
TOP BOOKS for wild edible plants: Foraging.com has a really long list of books
COOKBOOKS: (under construction)
MUSHROOMS: This is not a subject that the Wild Foodies of Philly specializes in at this time.
MOSS & LICHENS:
COOKBOOKS & FERMENTATION: (under construction)
Wild Fermentation by Sandor Katz, https://www.amazon.com/Wild-Fermentation-Flavor-Nutrition-Live-Culture/dp/1603586288/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&qid=1481989775&sr=8-1&keywords=wild+fermentation&linkCode=sl1&tag=wilfoo-20&linkId=34924cdf740aa87b689639c74bcb7872
OTHER USES --
MEDICINAL PLANT INFO:
Making Plant Medicine by Richo Chech https://www.amazon.com/Making-Plant-Medicine-Richo-Cech/dp/0970031203
The Herbal Medicine Maker’s Handbook: A Home Manual by James Green https://www.amazon.com/Herbal-Medicine-Makers-Handbook-Home-Manual/dp/0895949903
Kiva Rose’s Wildings Herbary, https://wildlingsherbary.com
FIBER, CORDAGE, BASKETS ETC:
Mosquito repellent: http://scholarsimpact.com/english/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/011.pdf Also, Chamomile, Pineappleweed, and any Mint.
WILD CRITTERS - ENTOMOPHAGY (pretty much just small critters and insects)