Foraging Medicinal Herbs and Wild Edible Plants in the Great Lakes Region: Upper Midwest and Ontario - Identify, Harvest, Prepare and Store Wild Foods (Paperback)
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Discover how to become self-sufficient through foraging
- cut back on your expenses while living a healthy lifestyle Foraging is one of the best ways to become self-reliant and get rich source of nutritious food... for free However, to forage responsibly, you must be aware of your environment and the legal situation of the region. - enjoy the freedom of knowing your way in nature and the fun of a foraging journey. The Great Lakes region is one of the more popular sites for foraging, but not every plant you find can be consumed, and some plants may be endangered or at-risk, and therefore shouldn't be harvested.
There are a lot of other things to consider if you want to forage properly and succeed in this endeavor.
That's why this book was created - to guide you through the ins and outs of foraging in the Great Lakes.
Inside, you'll find everything you need to know to get started with foraging. Here is just a fraction of what you'll discover: ● 45 edible and medicinal herbs for foraging - know their specific health benefits, which parts to use, and how to consume them● The foraging traditions of the indigenous people in the Great Lakes region - get ready to learn from their ancient practices● How to forage ethically and sustainably - ensure that you and other foragers get a continuous supply● 5 benefits of foraging - see which one resonates with you the most● How to harvest, prepare and store different plant parts to maximize their utility● 10 essential things to bring with you when hunting for edible wild food and medicinal plants● 4 preservation methods to help you save time and money● How to identify and avoid poisonous plants - don't compromise your life and the lives of those you love● How to harvest this highly nutritious plant (hint: even just a small amount of it can give you more nutrients than root vegetables)● Urban foraging: best cities in the Great Lakes region to begin your forager's journey... and the types of places to steer clear of And much more. The future is uncertain, but if you learn how to be resourceful, you'll be able to get through the tough times, no matter when they happen.Start equipping yourself with the right knowledge today so you can go out and enjoy what foraging has to offer.