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Urban Foraging

10 Easy Ways You Can Build a Better Food System

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 11.09.2014 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Are you ready to make daily decisions that help support a more sustainable food system, but done with the really easy stuff?

Schools for Sustainability Welcomes (SuperMOM and Permaculture Expert) Melissa Miles, Environmental Biologist, to their Team

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 07.21.2014 | Impact
Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

Some women have it all, leaving us wondering, "How DOES she do it?" Melissa Miles is no exception.

The Fruit Tree App That Left Me Hungry

San Francisco magazine | Posted 09.25.2013 | San Francisco
San Francisco magazine

The country girl inside of me grinned in anticipation of "living off the land," even if it was just the concrete jungle of San Francisco.

Farm To Fork Across America: Foraging in L.A. With Time To Spare

Julie Ann Fineman | Posted 08.28.2012 | Home
Julie Ann Fineman

The liqueur program at The Spare Room is a time-consuming process based on local harvest, making it 'the best of last season's foraging.'

"I Am a Dumpster Diver, and I Eat Trash"

The Daily Collegian | Posted 06.11.2012 | College
The Daily Collegian

When you jump all the way into a dumpster, you start thinking about what other people would think if they saw you standing ankle-deep in garbage bags. But I'm already sure that I'm going to try my hand at dumpster diving again.

Holly Heyser: The Philosophical Huntress

Stephanie J. Stiavetti | Posted 12.20.2011 | Home
Stephanie J. Stiavetti

Hunting. Just the word evokes a response in most people, whether it be excitement, curiosity, anger, sadness, or a host of other feelings.

Urban Spring Foraging: Harvesting Wild Greens in NYC Parks w/Leda Meredith, Part 1

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.21.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

Meet Leda Meredith, author of The Locavore's Handbook and one of New York City's most well-known urban foragers. We visited Prospect Park in Brooklyn ...

Walnut Season Arrives (And a Recipe for Shiitake and Wild Black Walnut "Tartare")

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

If you are fortunate enough to have one or two of these magnificent trees in your neighborhood, this is the time of year when you want to be trying to beat the squirrels to the walnuts.

Save Money and Broaden Your Palate with Foraged Foods (RECIPE)

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

All the foodies in my neck of the woods are, well, in the woods. The two wild foods of the week are a weed and an invader -- stinging nettles and garlic mustard.

Urban Foraging: Wild Edibles In Cities -- Collect And Eat Fruit, Greens, Snails And More! (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Eve Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Eating locally is a big deal these days -- but few people know about all the edible treats growing wild in cities across America. Here at HuffPost Gre...

My Adventures in Urban Foraging

Tara Lohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tara Lohan

Iso Rabins is among a growing band of urban foragers who have been sprouting through sidewalk cracks all across the country as the economy contracts and local-food movements gain popularity.

Urban Foraging: What's Worse -- Pesticides Or Dog Urine?

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In honor of spring finally coming to my frigid corner of the Midwest, I was thinking about trying my hand at making some dandelion wine. But I live in...

Foraging For Your Food Cuts Back On Spending And Carbon

Chelsea Green | Matthew Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

You already know that shopping at your local farmers market or CSA is a great way to reduce your food miles. And, if you take that one step further, g...