The Sea Forager s Guide to the Northern California Coast

Author: Kirk Lombard
Publisher: Heyday Books
ISBN: 9781597143578
Format: PDF, Mobi
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An indispensible guide to coastal foraging and fishing in the intertidal regions of our Northern California coast where fish, small and large, plus abalone and many other tasty items can be found

Pacific Coast Foraging Guide

Author: Jennifer Hahn
Publisher: Skipstone
ISBN: 9781594853999
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Pacific Coast Foraging Guide provides quick-reference identification for 45 wild foods commonly foraged in the Pacific Coast region, from the San Francisco Bay Area north to Alaska, including mushrooms, nettles, shellfish, berries, sea veggies, and more. Designed to complement Jennifer Hahn's cookbook The Wild Table, as well as any foraging guide to the region, this laminated, fold-out card features identification photographs by Mac Smith, basic information about each species, and a summary of ethical harvesting guidelines.

The Rockfishes of the Northeast Pacific

Author: Milton S. Love
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520234383
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"A major landmark contribution to fisheries science and fish ecology. Rockfish populations are in a severe decline throughout the Northeastern Pacific, and the need for a deep understanding of their biology, ecology, and management has never been more critical. This book addresses all aspects of our current knowledge of this diverse and interesting group of groundfish species, and it is written clearly and with humor. An outstanding work!"--Larry G. Allen, California State University, Northridge "Quite simply the best account ever of the fascinating, diverse, and valuable rockfishes. If you are interested in the marine fishes of the Pacific Coast, you need this book."--Peter B. Moyle, author of Inland Fishes of California

California Foraging

Author: Judith Larner Lowry
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604694203
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The diversity of California's terrain and climate are a forager's dream, with unique offerings from the coast, the mountains, the deserts, and everywhere in between. A passionate wild foods expert, Judith Larner Lowry shows you what to look for and how to gather it in a sustainable way. California Foraging is a hardworking guide packed with detailed information and clear photography for the safe identification of more than 120 wild plants. It also features a seasonal guide for foraging year-round and collecting tips for sustainable harvesting.

Pacific Feast

Author: Jennifer Hahn
Publisher: Skipstone
ISBN: 9781594854057
Format: PDF
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CLICK HERE to download a sample recipe from Pacific Feast * Features more than 60 recipes from some of the Pacific Coast's best chefs, including David Tanis, Maria Hines, Dustin Clark, Kirsten Dixon, and Tom Douglas * Accessible and inspiring, Pacific Feast will appeal to home cooks and nature lovers alike * Conveys a strong conservation and sustainability message throughout the recipes and stories Once thought to be the stuff of back-to-the-landers, foraging has become a gourmet pastime, and there are a growing number of wild-food classes in which experts teach hungry folks how to spot the "food at our feet." Especially fortunate are those of us who live along the Pacific Coast -- from Southern California to Puget Sound to Anchorage -- where the climate provides many a delicacy in our wild (and not so wild) spaces. Pacific Feast shares expert advice on how to identify the good eats, harvest responsibly, and create delicious meals with your finds. Author Jennifer Hahn provides detailed field notes on more than 40 species, including where to find them, which parts are edible, and their best culinary uses. In addition to the delectable recipes from well-known coastal chefs, readers will also appreciate Hahn's intimate stories of reveling in nature's bounty and Mac Smith's lush identification photographs. With more than 25 years of wilderness travel under her boots and kayak hull--including thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail from northern California to Canada and kayaking solo from Ketchikan, Alaska to Washington--writer Jennifer Hahn relies on wild harvesting to keep her pack and kayak light. Jennifer's favorite foraged lunch is sea urchin, nori seaweed, and "goose tongue" leaves. She lives in Bellingham, Washington with her potter husband, Chris Moench. To learn more, visit the authors website at www.pacificfeast.com

The Bay Area Forager

Author: Mia Andler
Publisher: Heyday Books
ISBN: 9780615496122
Format: PDF, ePub
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A focused practical guide to useful and edible plants found in the San Francisco Bay Area that can also be helpful in discovering similar plants in other regions of California

Northwest Foraging

Author: Doug Benoliel
Publisher: Skipstone
ISBN: 9781594853678
Format: PDF, Kindle
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CLICK HERE to download the section on foraging for field mustard with four sample recipes from Northwest Foraging * Suitable for novice foragers and seasoned botanists alike * More than 65 of the most common edible plants in the Pacific Northwest are thoroughly described *Poisonous plants commonly encountered are also included Originally published in 1974, Northwest Foraging quickly became a wild food classic. Now fully updated and expanded by the original author, this elegant new edition is sure to become a modern staple in backpacks, kitchens, and personal libraries. A noted wild edibles authority, Doug Benoliel provides more than 65 thorough descriptions of the most common edible plants of the Pacific Northwest region, from asparagus to watercress, juneberries to cattails, and many, many more! He also includes a description of which poisonous "look-alike" plants to avoid -- a must-read for the foraging novice. Features include detailed illustrations of each plant, an illustrated guide to general plant identification principles, seasonality charts for prime harvesting, a selection of simple foraging recipes, and a glossary of botanical terms. Beginning with his botany studies at the University of Washington, Doug Benoliel has been dedicated to native plants. He has owned a landscaping, design, and nursery business, and done his extensive work with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). Doug lives on Lopez Island, Washington.

Northeast Foraging

Author: Leda Meredith
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604694173
Format: PDF
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“An invaluable guide for the feast in the East.” —Hank Shaw, author of the James Beard Award–winning website Hunter Angler Gardener Cook The Northeast offers a veritable feast for foragers, and with Leda Meredith as your trusted guide you will learn how to safely find and identify an abundance of delicious wild plants. The plant profiles in Northeast Foraging include clear, color photographs, identification tips, guidance on how to ethically harvest, and suggestions for eating and preserving. A handy seasonal planner details which plants are available during every season. Thorough, comprehensive, and safe, this is a must-have for foragers in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Rhode Island.

Moon Oregon

Author: Judy Jewell
Publisher: Avalon Travel
ISBN: 1631212559
Format: PDF, ePub
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Join Oregon experts Judy Jewell and W. C. McRae for an unforgettable experience. With their unique perspective and advice you can trust, Moon Oregon has everything you need to know to have a more personal and memorable experience. Moon Oregon shows you what you need to know to plan the perfect trip for you. Whether you are looking to fill your adventure with night skiing, waterfall hikes, and sand-dune treks or experience a local’s perspective on Portland’s laid-back lifestyle, Moon Oregon has something for everyone. Along with trip ideas like “Day Trips from Portland” and “Touring the Taps”, Jewell and McRae share their advice on local craft breweries, eclectic art shows, and the best places to bike, hike, and raft, as well as suggestions for wine-tasting in the beautiful Willamette Valley. With expertly crafted maps and gorgeous photos, this full-color guidebook gives you the tools you need to have an immersive and unique experience. Moon Oregon includes areas such as: Portland Colombia River Gorge and Mount Hood The Willamette Valley North Coast Central Coast South Coast Ashland and Southern Oregon Bend and Central Oregon Northeastern Oregon Southeastern Oregon Find the Moon guide that best suits your trip! Staying in the area? Check out Moon Coastal Oregon and Moon Washington.