Knowing how to forage for wild, edible plants is a great skill. This guide include safety tips and a list of common edible and poisonous plants.
Once you start learning about wild, edible plants and fungi, you might just realize that you’ve been hiking through forests of food. Anywhere you are, there are likely lots of edible plant options, including berries, seeds, flowers, nuts, roots, and foliage. Sometimes, whole plants are edible.
Whether you want to forage for fun, add wild food to your backpacking diet, or keep foraging knowledge tucked away in case of emergency, this guide will give you an introduction to foraging for food.