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Naturalist-Author "Wildman" Steve Brill has been leading public foraging tours in parks throughout the greater New York area since 1982. He works with schools, day camps, environmental organizations, museums, parks departments, nature centers, scouts, garden clubs, and educational farms, from March to December.
His Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (and Not-So-Wild) Places (HarperCollins Publishers, 1994) is considered a classic on the subject.His innovative Wild Vegan Cookbook (Harvard Common Press, 2002) is changing the way people think of preparing gourmet food. His Shoots and Greens of Early Spring in Northeastern North America (self-published, 1986 and 2008) teaches people how the foraging season begins, and his Foraging With the Wildman DVD series, along with the website he created, is showing people how it's all done. But he's still best known for having been handcuffed and arrested by undercover New York City park rangers for eating a dandelion in Central Park!
Not happy with it.its gray.its not making any sense, kinda misleading with the colored pic on the frontPublished 10 months ago by Gyorgy Fulop
I got this book for my moter in laws christmas and she loved it. I read all the reviews before I purchased it and they were helpful in me making a decision. Read morePublished 21 months ago by paula
Good book for those seeking information on identified plants. Great companion material for someone who is capable of identifying plants. Read morePublished on Aug. 13 2013 by Jody
OUT OF THE 4 BOOKS THAT I OWN ON THE SUBJECT. THIS IS THE BEST GUIDE ON EDIBLE WILD PLANTS THAT I HAVE READ.DON'T LET THE FACT THAT THERE ARE NO PHOTOS IN THE BOOK BE A CONCERN. Read morePublished on Oct. 8 2003
I had to star rate so as I'm aware by other reviews 5 stars seem appropriate.
I have not bought the book yet. Read more
I love this book. I bought it about four years ago and it inspired an interest in plants that has led me to pursue a bachelors in botany. Read morePublished on Aug. 25 2002
WOW! This book has most any plant you can think of. I wish the pictures were in color but I'm sure that is a cost issue. Well worth the money! Very Interesting and Informative!Published on May 20 2002
I wouldn't give very many books five stars, but this one thoroughly deserves it. The line drawings are better than pictures for identifying plants (I have had better luck with... Read morePublished on Sept. 3 1999