Foraging the Rocky Mountains

Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Edible Wild Foods in the Rockies

Book Description

The Rocky Mountain region's diverse geography overflows with edible plant species. From salsify to pearly everlasting, currants to pine nuts, Foraging the Rocky Mountains guides you to 85 edible wild foods and healthful herbs of the region. This valuable reference guide will help you identify and appreciate the wild bounty of the Rocky Mountain states. This guide also includes::

  • detailed descriptions of edible plants and animals
  • tips on finding, preparing, and using foraged foods
  • recipes suitable for the trail and at home
  • detailed, full-color photos
  • a glossary of botanical terms

About Morgan, Lizbeth

Liz is the founder of Backyard Agrarian and the inventor of TareWare. Liz holds a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology with a specialty in Native American cultures and a J.D. and a Master's Degree in Environmental Law and Policy with a specialty in food, health and agriculture issues. She also spent over a decade as an outdoor guide and recreation specialist where she had the important job of introducing city folks to nature. 

Liz is regularly asked to speak about issues of sustainability and water in Colorado. She lives in the hills outside of Boulder, Colorado with her husband Rich and dogs Basil and Buster. She tries to heed the sage advice of Edward Abby and save plenty of time for foraging, rafting, skiing, and enjoying life, family and friends.