Books on wild foods
- Souscayrous and others interested in wild foods--here is a link that may be
helpful to you if you wish to learjn more about edible wild plants. Dr.
Kallas is one of the many extremely knowledgable members of the Wilforagers
food list. I will let you know what other members who may be closer to your
bioregion have to say. Happy hunting!
From: "John Kallas, Ph.D." <mail@...>
Subject: [WildForager] Book recommendations if your region's books are
Check out http://www.wildfoodadventures.com/bookstorereviews.html for book
reviews of the best currently available books on wild foods. And while the
focus of the books listed at this site is North America - those covering
lots of edible weeds (many North American weeds originated in Europe and
the Mediterranian) will be of some help.
John Kallas, Ph.D., Director, Wild Food Adventures
(503) 775-3828 mail@...
>Hello wildlings--I have hooked a friend from another discussion group onthe
>idea of wild edibles and would like to be able to recommend some good books
>for him to read. I am wondering if kat or any of our other european members
>can help me out? Here's a description of where he lives....many thanks in
>Southern France, Mediterranean coast, but with large
>Atlantic influence - an edge territory able to support both Northern
>European and Mediterranean plant/animal communities, with wind and sun
>dominant and precipitation as perhaps most limiting factor, although the
>occasional very cold winter also of -10C or more. Does anyone know of a
>book that covers this breadth of nature or two books that cover the edible
>plants of each individual climate? I've had a look at Amazon but can't
>always be sure that the book is European.
>Thanks for the help