FORAGING

Foraging 


For many years I have wondered the fields and woods of the Mohawk Valley and the Adirondacks foraging for wild edibles and more recently medical herbs and useful fungi.  Some of my favorites include :


Wild apples, Crab Apples
Amaranth ~ (Amaranthus retroflexus)
Asparagus
Autumn Olive
Blackberries, Black caps and raspberries
Blue berry
Burdock ~ (Arctium minus)
Cat tail ~ (Typha latifolia)
Chickweed ~ (Stellaria media)
Choke Cherry
Clover
Colts Foot
Day Lily
Dock
Garlic Mustard ~ (Alliaria petiolata)
Grapes
Elderberry
Fiddle Heads
Japanese Knotweed
Jerusalem Artichoke ~ (Helianthus tuberosus)
Peppermint
Plaintain
Purslain
Queen Ann's Lace
Ramps ~ Wild Leeks (Allium tricoccum)
Sheep Sorrel ~ (Rumex acetosella)
Strawberry ~ (Fragaria virginiana)
Sumac
Stinging Nettle ~ (Urtica dioica)
Violets
Wild Ginger ~ Asarum caudatum)
Wintergree