7 Unusual Ingredients to Forage for This Fall

With a little knowledge about when, where, and how, you too can forage like a pro this autumn, and reap some mighty tasty benefits. Ever since the words New Nordic Cuisine became a part of our culinary...

Where do you go to buy wild foods? Especially wild mushrooms?

by lesliewhitaker 5 days ago

Hi all - I recently become a huge fan of foraging and wild foods. But living in NYC, I can't exactly go find wild foods myself whenever I want! I'm trying to find a consistent source for wild f...

Fresh Chanterelles wholesale at Far West Fungi (SSF & other venues)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

One of the rewards for October's atmospheric river deluge is a healthy crop of wild mushrooms. A friend foraged bolete/porcini mushrooms on the Sonoma Coast the size of his head last week. And pric...

“Wild Foods & the Holidays!” - 11/12 webinar (free)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"Please join the CDFW Recruit, Retain, Reactivate (R3) team and past R3H3 presenters from 2021 for “Wild Foods & the Holidays!” A look at using fish, game and foraged items for holiday meals and mo...

Pig's Ear Mushrooms/Violet Chanterelles?

by kim2001 3 months ago

I have about a pound of pig's ear mushrooms or violet chanterelles, and I don't know what to do with them (other than saute them in butter of course). Any recipe/dish ideas for these mushrooms?

The Cherokee Chefs Bringing Back North America’s Lost Cuisine

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . Barton wasn’t just learning about a few forgotten ingredients—she was rediscovering an entire food culture. When ancient Greeks and people around the Mediterranean were pressing olives into...

California's Forage Wars

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

" . . . Renick and her friends and family routinely defy California laws and natural-resource management regulations they say obstruct their right to maintain these traditional practices. The stake...

Mushroom Identification

by kySafran 2 years ago

Just spotted these while taking the bins out. They look fine to eat but can anyone confirm or give me a lead as to what they are? They are pure white all over including the gills.

Where to forage for stinging nettles in Toronto this spring?

by susan_e_webb 2 years ago

Can anyone share some public areas in Toronto where nettles can be foraged? Thanks!

Regional Noma-style restaurants?

by snicmhuilean 3 years ago

I've been watching the Noma episode of Parts Unknown (RIP Anthony Bourdain) and I've been wondering if there are any restaurants that have adopted the ultralocal, foraged, wild approach to cuisine....

Where can I go (specifically) to forage for chanterelles?

by seabee 12 years ago

I am in the Seattle area and would love to start collecting my own mushrooms. Since i am not an experienced forager, i decided that it would be best to stick with chanterelles because they are not ...

Walnut foraging in Petaluma

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Visiting the Saturday afternoon farmers market in Petaluma's Walnut Square last weekend, I noticed the grounds were covered with fallen green walnuts. They're at the right stage for pickling or mak...

Foraging and butchering

by heylids 4 years ago

We are interested in foraging for medicinal and edibles herbs etc. We are also interested in learning butchering skill for home use. Any suggestions or leads? We are in Toronto. Thank you! A...

Wild mushrooms in Toronto?

by heylids 4 years ago

Anyone go foraging for wild mushrooms and other edibles in Toronto. Would love to find people or groups to join in. Thx

Wild/foraged mushrooms?

by limso 5 years ago

My diet has been missing wild mushrooms since I left the bay area and the ridiculously inexpensive wild mushrooms that were available at the Berkeley Bowl. How in the world does the Berkeley Bowl s...

Fungal Foraging Manitoba?

by Allegra_K 6 years ago

I am an enthusiastic yet wary newbie to this exciting and fruitful hobby, and most of my finds go unpicked and uneaten due to the uncertainty of potential lookalikes. I would *love* to get some han...

Martha's Vineyard 2015 questions: restaurants, farmstands, Jamaican food, foraging

by MichaelB 6 years ago

Greetings MV hounds! I’m heading to the island with friends next week and thought I’d do a little advance scouting. I’ve looked over archived threads and consulted a few other resources, but I’m ho...

Blackberries - for purchase, PYO or foraging

by suepea 6 years ago

I live in the Wellesley area. Where can I find blackberries - either for sale, picking my own on a farm, or foraging in the wild? Willing to travel a little.

Samphire, Salicornia, Sea Asparagus, Sea Beans, Glasswort...where to forage in DC tri-state area???

by Meltemi 7 years ago

Samphire, Salicornia, Sea Asparagus, Sea Beans, Glasswort...where to forage in DC tri-state area??? Can someone please help me? Need to find a good foraging area for samphire. Only forage-worthy, p...

Foraged Food: Honey Mushrooms

by Pipenta 9 years ago

I'm starting to go on wild mushroom forays with a local mycological society. Oh what fun! And here I am looking at the loot from my first outing, a big old basket full of honey mushrooms "Armillari...