"For over 20 years, I have been striving to incorporate as many wild plants into my daily life as possible. This 216-page book is a collection of my experiences with over 65 wild plants and mushrooms. It is packed full of stories of my experiments (some successful and some not), accidental discoveries, recipes, and directions for using plants for food, medicine, wilderness survival, and just plain fun.
Want to know how to make the best roasted dandelion roots ever? Wondering which plant will be your best friend during cold and flu season? With over 285 colour photos and 30 recipes, Laura Reeves’ Guide to Useful Plants will bring you up to speed on identifying, sustainably harvesting and skillfully preparing some of the most intriguing wild plants and mushrooms of the northern prairie and boreal forest – from acorns to zoomsticks!"