What a life! Over the course of the last few days, Jacob (a friend of mine) and I took part in a wild edible workshop near Hood River, Oregon. Our mission was simple, “Learn as much about wild edible as we can from John Kallas,” the class instructor. The operation was a success, and for the next three days we were out in the field (literally) from 6:00 AM until the sun set at 9:30 PM studying, picking, digging, preparing, and eating every type of wild edible offered in the Pacific Northwest.
While I considered myself somewhat of a wild edible expert, I was humbled by the plethora of new plants that I had yet to discover. Among some of my favorite new delicacies were: (more…)