Eat the Weeds! A Wild and Delicious Experience

Foraging enthusiasts, rejoice! We present the latest addition to our collection at the UF/IFAS Bookstore: ‘Eat the Weeds’, by the renowned foraging expert, ‘Green Deane’ Jordan.


Eat the Weeds book cover with an illustration of a dandelion weed with flowers.Wild-harvesting isn’t just a pastime; it’s a treasure hunt for the health-conscious, the nature-lover, and the adventurous spirit alike. Eat the Weeds is a repository of knowledge that promises to redefine your culinary adventures, enrich your nutritional intake, and deepen your connection with nature. It’s your ultimate guide to discovering, identifying, and harvesting 274 wild foods, right from nature’s pantry.

What makes this book stand out? Let’s look at some of the highlights:

1. Comprehensive Guide: The reader’s experience is enriched by the user-friendly layout and wealth of information, complemented by clear pictures that facilitate easy plant identification. Each plant entry is accompanied by a complete plant profile, including key identification tips and engaging notes and anecdotes. This comprehensive resource caters to a diverse audience, from individuals seeking practical data to foragers and gardeners to nature lovers, raw food enthusiasts, vegans, and survivalists alike.

2. Nutritional Insights: Ever wondered about the nutritional value of wild plants? The book provides valuable nutritional information, from vitamins to minerals, for nearly every featured plant, accompanied by an easy-to-understand chart. It provides interesting and actionable information about which plants have the best nutritional values to support your health needs. Eat the Weeds empowers readers to make informed dietary choices while embracing the bountiful offerings of the Earth.

3. Expert Guidance: Eat the Weeds is not just about practicality; it’s about passion. Green Deane’s genuine enthusiasm permeates every page, making the journey of exploration both educational and enjoyable. This book shares invaluable insights gathered from years of experience and hands-on teaching.

So, whether you’re a beginner eager to explore the world of foraging or an experienced enthusiast seeking to expand your knowledge, Eat the Weeds is your ultimate companion on a new journey of culinary discovery. 

Order your copy of ‘Eat the Weeds’ today at the UF/IFAS Bookstore.

Reading age: Young adults and adults, Print length: 376 pages, Languages available: English, Dimensions: 6 x 1.1 x 9 inches, Publisher: Adventure Publications  

Happy foraging!


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Posted: March 18, 2024

Category: , UF/IFAS Communications, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Foraging, Green Deane Jordan, Rolando Negron, Survival Skills, UF/IFAS Bookstore, UF/IFAS Extension, Vegan, Weeds, Wild Foods, Wild Plants, Wild-harvesting

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