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Recreation: Food: Wild_Foods

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Back to the Future: Where Now for Bush Foods?
Article written in 1999 discussing the commercial viability of certain native Australian plants. Includes photographs and bibliography.

Bush Tucker Plants or Bush Food - Australian native food plants
Contains information on Aboriginal, Colonial, and Modern usage of various varieties present before European colonization, along with descriptions.

Catching Blue Crabs
Provides general information on the activity, in addition to details on the life cycle. Includes recipes.

Edible Flowers
North Carolina State University horticulture information leaflet. Provides information on growing and harvesting, as well as a table with common names, scientific names, flavors, colors, and comments.

Edible Insects in East Africa
Information on the use of termites in Kenyu. Includes photographs.

Facts on Edible Wild Greens in Maine
University of Maine Cooperative Extension bulletin with descriptions of and recipes for dandelions, fiddleheads, yellow rocket, lamb's-quarters, orache, and purslane.

Facts on Fiddleheads
University of Maine Cooperative Extension bulletin with picture, description, recipes, safety notices, and information on cooking and pickling the young coiled fern leaves.

The Forager's Virtual Wild Food Field Guide
A guide for helping find, identify, and use several edible wild mushrooms and plants of the northeastern US.

How to Tap Maple Trees and Make Syrup
Includes information on yield, tree physiology, step by step instructions, where to go for help, additional reading, and references. [PDF]

Laurel (Bay)
Description and information on Laurus nobilis.

Our Bushtucker Website
Literacy project by students at Larapinta Primary School. Includes photograph, description, habitat, and method of collecting for each plant or animal, as well as information on the climate, geography and indigenous languages of Central Australia.

Our Wild Foods to the World
Australian edible plants information page. Includes photos.

Razor Clams
Instructions on digging, cleaning and cooking razor clams along the west coast of the USA. Includes photographs.

Razor Clams, Oregon Coast
One page of instructions for digging, catching, cleaning and cooking razor clams.

General information about Crithmum maritimum or sea fennel.

Information and description on Sassafras officinale.

School of Self-Reliance's Wild Food Foraging Page
Informational pages on some common North American flora including carob, dandelion, epazote, lambsquarter, mallow, miners lettuce, mustard, nasturtium, prickly pear cactus and sowthistle.

Seattle Times: The Geoduck Chronicles
How an obscure bivalve became the object of international desire. Humorous article about this soft-shelled clam. [Free Registration Required]

University of Kentucky Entomology for Kids: Bugfood!
Lesson plans and information on the nutritive use of insects, intentional and unintentional. Includes suggested reading list and bibliography.

Use of Insects by Australian Aborigines
Article from Cultural Entomology Digest 1. Includes information on types used for food, as well as their place in mythology and art.

Weird Meat
Blog documenting unusual eating experiences. Includes articles, travel stories, photos.

Wild Harvest
Information on gathering and cooking mushrooms, fiddleheads, ramps, and leaks. Calendar of seasonal availability, recipes and tips.

Wilderness Survival: Edible Plants
Describes the identification and preparation of flora for consumption. Includes diagrams, the Universal Edibility Test, and lists of edible varieties.

You Can Become a Hardcore Forager
Article from Backwoods Home Magazine, issue 47. Includes information on tools needed, safety, preparation, as well as details on some plants, frogs, turtles and fish.

Disgusting critter just needs a new image ... and gravy.
Humorous article from The Standard-Times containing information on eating nutria. (November 19, 1997)


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