This page contains links outside Washington State University which provide an option for finding further information. No endorsement of products is implied nor of information at non-WSU sites. People vary in sensitivity to plants and accurate plant identification is critical. Proceed at your own risk!.
- Wild Harvest – Excellent blog by local author, T. Abe Lloyd of his use of local plants. Good tips!
- Edible Wild Plants – WSU Community Horticulture Fact Sheet #73A
- Edible Weeds – WSU Skagit Co. Master Gardener article
- University of Maine Cooperative Extension Bulletin #4060 – “Facts on Edible Greens in Maine”. Plants are also in PNW. Includes recipes.
- Wild Edible Plants of Pacific Northwest – Northern Bushcraft
- Wild Berries – WSU Community Horticulture Fact Sheet #73b
- Grazing Your Garden Perennials – By Dr. Leonard Perry, Extension Professor University of Vermont
- Maple Sirup from Bigleaf Maple – U.S.D.A Research Note
- Bigleaf Maple Syrup – B.C. Syrup
- Maple Sugaring – U. of New Hampshire. Good general tips.
- Weed Society of America Weed ID page
Some Favorite Books
- NEW! The Front Yard Forager – Excellent & Local. Herrera, Melany
- Billy Joe Tatum’s Wild Foods Cookbook & Field Guide
- Guide to Wild Foods – Nyerges, Christopher
- Stalking the Wild Asparagus – Gibbons, Euell
- Stalking the Healthful Herbs – Gibbons, Euell
- Northwest Foraging: a guide to edible plants of the Pacific Northwest – Benoliel
- Wild Harvest: Edible plants of the PNW – Domico, T.
- Edible Wild Plants – Elias, T.S. & Peter A. Dykeman
- Why Wild Edibles? – Mohney, Russ
Compiled by Dave Pehling, Snohomish County Extension Analyst, updated 01/26/14
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