Life awaits beyond the beaten path
Edible and Medicinal Plants
Plants are an important part of the natural world. They have been around much longer than any other living thing. I like to think of them as the foundation for all living things. If not for plants and photosynthesis, we would not have the oxygen we breath. As if supplying the oxygen we breath was not enough, over 60% of western medicines are derived from plants. Plants are the food of all of the animals we eat. Even those which are not herbivores, eat other organisms which do eat plants.
There are countless thousands of edible and medicinal plants. They are everywhere you look. Even in the most populated cities, if you know what to look for, there are edible and medicinal plants all over the place. This website and my foraging classes are designed to get you started on your journey toward learning to recognize and make use of the plants that surround you.
While this list is a good start, it is by no means a comprehensive list of all edible and medicial plants.