Foraging the Urban WildernesseBook - 2013
In this engaging and eye-opening read, forager-journalist Becky Lerner sets out on a quest to find her inner hunter-gatherer in the city of Portland, Oregon. After a disheartening week trying to live off wild plants from the streets and parks near her home, she learns the ways of the first people who lived there and, along with a quirky cast of characters, discovers an array of useful wild plants hiding in plain sight. As she harvests them for food, medicine, and just-in-case apocalypse insurance, Lerner delves into anthropology, urban ecology and sustainability, and finds herself looking at Nature in a very different way. <p class=MsoNormal style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt><p class=MsoNormal style=MARGIN: 0px> Humorous, philosophical, and informative, Dandelion Hunter has something for everyone, from the curious neophyte to the seasoned forager.
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, 
Copyright Date: ©2013
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Alternative Title: Foraging the urban wilderness [electronic resource]