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July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature
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May 25, 2012 by Cristian Ionescu-Zanetti via Berkeleyside
The Bucharest native says that right now there is a great variety of trees and shrubs growing in Berkeley, and even some “bottled water” crops like lemons and rosemary that you should never, ever, buy at the store. They are so plentiful, it simply makes no sense. Ionescu-Zanetti create Edible Cities, a crowd-sourced site that maps food for foraging.
April 10, 2012 by Dan Rademacher
Want to forage in a local park? Chances are it’s not allowed, but some parks do allow limited gathering of edible berries and mushrooms. In January 2012, we gathered up the rules from a couple of dozen agencies. But caveat emptor: they may have changed since then.
April 02, 2012 by Jonah Raskin
Just a century ago, foraging for wild foods would have been unremarkable–part of daily life for many people. That’s not true today, but foraging is making a comeback, with ever more people interested in finding food in the wild. But with a growing population and diminishing natural resources, is this sustainable? We head out with local foragers and ask about the ethics of foraging in a metropolis.