Recreation Food Wild Foods
Designed for English language sites with information regarding identifying, gathering and/or preparing wild foods including, but not limited to: game animals, birds and fish; plants and plant products; fungi; insects; honey; shellfish; reptiles and amphibians.

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Choosing and Using 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.
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.
Foraging and Wild Food Courses
Information about foraging in the UK.
Hunter Gather Cook
A foraging and cookery school that also runs courses in sustainability. Provides course information and booking form.
Laurel (Bay)
Description and information on Laurus nobilis.
Razor Clams
Instructions on digging, cleaning and cooking razor clams along the west coast of the USA. Includes photographs.
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.
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.
Wild Food Adventures
Institute for the Study of Edible Wild Plants and Other Foragables. Provides expertise in wild edible plants .
Wild Food Plants
A blog for information and resources for wild food plants worldwide.
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.
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] (March 21, 1999)

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