The 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!

BEST PHOTOS and BRIEF DESCRIPTIONS for beginners:

Recognized authors & organizations:

* Although not considered an authority, there is a great deal of good information in Wikipedia (just type in name of plant in general search box).
Also check out: http://www.wikihow.com/Find-Wild-Edible-Plants & http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_plants_with_edible_leaves
 

TOP BOOKS for wild edible plants:  Foraging.com  has a really long list of books

MORE WEBSITES:

PA only: https://www.trails.com/list_2486_edible-wild-plants-pennsylvania.html  

FLOWERS:

COOKBOOKS: (under construction)


MUSHROOMS: This is not a subject that the Wild Foodies of Philly specializes in at this time.

MOSS & LICHENS:


MEDICINAL & HERBS:


ALL USES: 

FIBER, CORDAGE, BASKETS ETC:

REPELLENTS:  

Mosquito repellent:  http://scholarsimpact.com/english/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/011.pdf Also, Chamomile, Pineappleweed, and any Mint.


WILD CRITTERS: pretty much just small critters and insects (entomophagy)