By Dina Falconi, 2013 (hardcover, 230 pages)
This field guide and wild food cookbook celebrates local bounty and traditional foodways; filled with beautiful, instructive botanical illustrations from Wendy Hollender, and 100 delicious, enlightening master recipes. This collaborative celebration of food and art weaves together Dina’s 30 years of passionate investigations into wild-plant identification, foraging, and cooking with Wendy’s deft artistic skills honed over 15 years as a botanical illustrator.
These botanical Knowledge Cards come packaged in a convenient boxed deck and provide one of the most convenient methods for practicing botanical identification skills. Each deck includes 48 plants featured from nineteenth century botanical illustrations and are accompanied by text describing their appearances, habitats and medicinal uses.
By Tammi Hartung, 2011 (softcover, 255 pages)
This beautifully illustrated large format book is an indispensable guide to planting, growing, harvesting, and using more than a hundred popular herbs. A step-by-step primer for gardeners of every level, the book provides in-depth instructions for all aspects of growing and using herbs for cooking, home pharmacy, body care and more.
By Michael Moore, 2003 (softcover, 359 pages)
Excellent identification herbal for the Western region. Witty, informative and detailed descriptions of more than 300 native and introduced species. Covers appearance, habitat, therapeutic uses, constituents, preparations and much more. 80 line drawings, 44 color photographs.
By Katie Letcher Lyle, 2010 (softcover, 203 pages)
All manner of leafy greens, mushrooms, nuts, fruits and herbs that command hefty prices at the market are bountiful outdoors and free for the taking. But to enjoy them, one must know when to harvest and how to recognize, prepare, and eat them. This incredibly handy, fully illustrated book provides everything one needs to know about the most commonly found wild foods.
By Richo Cech, 2009 (softcover, 159 pages)
This festive book is a true delight to read and covers many aspects surrounding herb growing that most books seem to neglect including; observation in nature, planting with the seasons, creating plant habitat, the benefits of diversity, preparing the ground, making diverse composts and potting soils, planting seeds and cuttings, caring for your plants, and the harvesting and processing of medicinal herbs and seeds.