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wild edibles?

Post by WRKNMAN » Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:35 pm

what is a good source to learn about wild edibles?

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Re: wild edibles?

Post by john917v » Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:56 pm

I don't know if it's of any help, but I frequently find wild scallions (long, thin onions with green stalks, often used in Asian food) along riverbanks, and creeks. I've found berries there as well. I read in a book that it is often a good idea to watch animals to see what they eat. Then, if unsure, you could do that 'Is food safe to eat'-type test.

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Re: wild edibles?

Post by deeds » Thu Oct 14, 2010 2:40 am

Check out this thread in the Bushcraft sub-forum:

http://zombiehunters.org/forum/viewtopi ... 92&t=63041
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Re: wild edibles?

Post by SwampRat » Thu Oct 14, 2010 3:49 am

I don't know your AO, but check this guy out. He is great, really good Youtube videos as well. http://www.eattheweeds.com/www.EatTheWe ... s.com.html
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Re: wild edibles?

Post by arrowolf » Tue Oct 19, 2010 2:43 pm

Ask Blast-he's the expert around here.
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Re: wild edibles?

Post by Blast » Tue Oct 19, 2010 2:55 pm

WRKNMAN wrote:what is a good source to learn about wild edibles?
Me. :D

#1 tip for learning local edible plants (assuming you can't come to one of my classes!): identify the plants around you, then google their name with "+edible" in the search string.

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Post by WRKNMAN » Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:20 pm

Blast wrote:
WRKNMAN wrote:what is a good source to learn about wild edibles?
Me. :D

#1 tip for learning local edible plants (assuming you can't come to one of my classes!): identify the plants around you, then google their name with "+edible" in the search string.

-Blast (aka Merriwether)[/quote

thank you for the link. :D

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Re: wild edibles?

Post by OrlandoFlyBoy » Fri Oct 22, 2010 1:53 am

WRKNMAN wrote:what is a good source to learn about wild edibles?
Here's a great book that I bought at a gun show - includes pictures.

"Feasting Free on Wild Edibles"

Amazon has it for $14.95 - worth more than its weight in Gold!

It is important to have BOOKS - you cannot rely on having power, or even if you do, an EMP might wipe out all your computers and drives containing files. Also, easier to pass the info on to others (children?) instead of trying to do it from memory......
Common sense doesn't seem to be so common any more.

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