Lisa M. Rose: Urban Foraging

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LISA M. ROSE: URBAN FORAGING

ON BIG BLEND RADIO: This episode of Big Blend Radio features anthropologist, herbalist, and expert forager Lisa M. Rose, who discusses her beautiful new book “Urban Foraging: Find, Gather and Cook 50 Wild Plants,” that’s out now through Timber Press. Listen here in the YouTube player or download the podcast on PodBean.

 

 

In “Urban Foraging: Find, Gather and Cook 50 Wild Plants “ herbalist and expert forager Lisa M. Rose puts a metropolitan twist on scavenging for food. From wild apple to wood sorrel, this indispensable guide profiles 50 common edible plants that can be found in the concrete jungle. Interesting recipes show readers how they can transform their harvest into new and creative cooking ideas such as wild apple tarte tatin, honeysuckle honey, and strawberry-knotweed pie. Plus, helpful entries detail how to gather food safely with added notes on further culinary uses and proper harvesting techniques.

It is an encyclopedia of when and how to harvest great finds in your neighborhood.  There’s a recipe for mugwort bitters, autumn olive BBQ sauce, and wild garlic flatbreads.  Rife with stunning photos and accessible information, “Urban Foraging” is a stylish, scrumptious guide to wildcrafting in the city. It’s the perfect companion for sidewalk scavengers, adventurous cooks, and all those who want to bring a bit of wildness to the dinner table.

Lisa M. Rose is an herbalist and forager with a background in anthropology and a professional focus on community health. Her interest in ethnobotany and herbal medicine has taken her to study plants, people, health, and their connection to place internationally. Rose leads foraging plant walks and teaches classes on edible and medicinal wild plants. More: https://burdockandrose.com/

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Lisa M. Rose is an herbalist and forager with a background in anthropology and a professional focus on community health.

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