Tag: foraging

a close-up of recently foraged ramps

Ramps by the Side of the Road

There are a million signs of early spring, but nothing is so emblematic and magical as the arrival of ramps in the woods by the side of the road.

laura silverman kneels on thr ground foraging for mushrooms

Foraging: A Love Story

Fledgling foragers are advised to carry a reliable field guide, consult an experienced mentor and heed the trusted aphorism, “When in doubt, throw it out.”

a group of morel mushrooms growing in the wild

Forage for Morels

Morels, while exceedingly delicious and equally rare, just look odd–like a ridged, pale kitchen cleaning implement–and grow very briefly in odd locations.