California Foraging (Paperback)

120 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Evergreen Huckleberries to Wild Ginger (Regional Foraging Series)

By Judith Larner Lowry

Timber Press, 9781604694208, 344pp.

Publication Date: July 29, 2014

List Price: 24.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

“This book is an excellent deep dive into California’s wild edibles, revealing a real affection for and intimate familiarity with our state’s flora.” —Iso Rabins, founder of ForageSF

California offers a veritable feast for foragers, and with Judith Larner Lowry as your trusted guide you will learn how to safely find and identify an abundance of delicious wild plants. The plant profiles in California 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 the Golden State.



About the Author

Judith Larner Lowry has been the proprietor of Larner Seeds, specializing in California native plants and seeds, for the last 35 years. Lowry designs and plants native plant gardens, gives talks, and contributes to Orion magazine, BayNature magazine, and numerous other journals. She lives with her husband in Bolinas, California.



Praise For California Foraging: 120 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Evergreen Huckleberries to Wild Ginger (Regional Foraging Series)

“This book is a triumphant celebration of California’s flora through gathering: a call to our species to see, touch, smell, taste, and tend the wild through the seasons. Lowry deeply inspires us to honor our hunter-gatherer ancestors, and build the foundation of a new indigenousness with the land.” —M. Kat Anderson, author of Tending the Wild
 
“This book is an excellent deep dive into California’s wild edibles, revealing a real affection for and intimate familiarity with our state’s flora.” —Iso Rabins, founder of ForageSF