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Foraging Southern California Wins 2020 NOBA Book Award

Adventure Publications is proud to announce that Foraging Southern California: 118 Nutritious, Tasty, and Abundant Foods, by Douglas Kent, has won the Nature Guidebook Category 2020 National Outdoor Book Award (NOBA).  We are thrilled to share with you NOBA’s review herewith: “Foraging Southern California is a terrific little guidebook...

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Autumn Is Mushroom Time

Moving into autumn means it’s mushroom time! Here, Stan Tekiela shares with us the amazing story of the Fly Agaric. The cooler temperatures and increased precipitation cause mushrooms to pop! But before I go on any further about mushrooms, I need to share some basic...

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Berries are Edible and Divine—Here is Why

In today’s post, Douglas Kent, author of Foraging Southern California, talks to us about foraging currants and gooseberries (Ribes). High in nutrients, sugars, and ridiculously easy to eat, berries are favorites of hikers, bikers, and explorers. It is a whimsical delight best shared with others. Better...

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Mushroom Recipes Your Family Will Love

In today’s post, Stan Tekiela, author of Start Mushrooming, shares with us two mushroom recipes. Mushrooms are delicious, and you should give these a try! Morel Honey-Mustard Chicken INGREDIENTS 2 cups fresh morel mushrooms or 1 cup dried morels2 tablespoons butter4 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard2 tablespoons honeydash celery saltdash sweet...

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Start Mushrooming: A Reliable Way to Forage

Mushrooms are beautiful, bountiful, and delicious. But foraging for them often makes people nervous―and for good reason! Start Mushrooming  takes away the worry by introducing seven of the most unmistakable, edible mushrooms in North America.  Stan Tekiela’s book Start Mushrooming focuses on seven edible mushrooms that are...

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Foraging in North America

In his book Foraging in North America, Tom Anderson attempts to get you to think of wild plants in a different way—as food! For most of human history, wild plants were the mainstay of our diet. Rich in micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) that nurture good health...

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King Bolete: A Most Sought-after Wild Mushrooms

As the name King Bolete suggests, Boletus edulis is one of the most sought-after wild mushrooms. This is the mushroom that Europeans call the Porcini or Cep—and many experts believe that the true European Boletus edulis is not found in North America. Instead, there are...

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