About Wild Foods Day
There are many types of wild foods that people can eat, depending on where they live and what is available in their local environment. Here are some common examples:
Berries: Wild berries like blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries are often found in forests, fields, and along trails.
Nuts: Nuts like acorns, chestnuts, and walnuts are often found in wooded areas.
Edible plants: Many plants found in the wild are edible, such as dandelion greens, wild onions, and clover.
Mushrooms: There are many varieties of edible mushrooms that can be found in the wild, including chanterelles, morels, and porcini.
Fish and shellfish: People can fish for wild fish like trout, salmon, and catfish, or gather shellfish like clams and mussels along the shore.
Insects: Some insects like crickets, grasshoppers, and mealworms are edible and can be found in the wild.
It's important to note that not all wild foods are safe to eat, and some can be toxic or cause allergic reactions. It's important to have knowledge of the local environment and to be able to properly identify edible wild foods before consuming them.