The Essential Wild Food Survival Guide

Title : The Essential Wild Food Survival Guide
Author : Linda Runyon
Publisher :
ISBN 13 : 9780936699103
Date : 2009-04-01

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Full of data, charts, nutritional breakdowns, and a poisonous look-alike section, this guide discusses how to identify, gather, prepare, store, and enjoy an endlessly nutritious and renewable resource of wild, edible plants.

From Crabgrass Muffins to Pine Needle Tea

Title : From Crabgrass Muffins to Pine Needle Tea
Author : Linda Runyon
Publisher : Health Research Books
ISBN 13 : 0936699078
Date : 2002

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From a very early age Linda learned that the very weeds growing everywhere around here were indeed edible. In 1972, she decided to homestead in the wilderness. Her ability to recognize and use wild plants added immeasurably to her successful survival. By adapting to a diet of wild vegetables, herbs, fruits, and nuts, Linda carved out a niche for herself among women pioneers and reliance of Nature. Many years of experience has taught her how to forage, what to eat, and how to prepare it. The wealth of knowledge inside this book will teach you how to gather and store wild plants; a description of over 50 wild plants including grasses, herbs, brambles and trees; recipes including soups, salads, casseroles, breads, sweets, teas, jams & jellies, and tips for growing a wild food garden. Linda?s National Wild Food Field Guide is the key to the preparation of these foods without the use of preservatives, extenders, invasive chemicals or factory processing. Her new book will become your valuable companion on the path to healthful living.

Wild Food Identification Guide

Title : Wild Food Identification Guide
Author : Linda Runyon
Publisher :
ISBN 13 : 0936699272
Date : 2011-11

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Linda Runyon's Wild Food Identification Guide is the perfect complement to her field guide to wild edible food, The Essential Wild Food Survival Guide. Small enough to slip into your day pack, it has the color photos, drawings and identification details to find what you're looking for in nature's supermarket. Linda covers 60 foods in her materials found almost everywhere, a few even found on deserts!

Outdoor Survival Guide

Title : Outdoor Survival Guide
Author :
Publisher : Human Kinetics
ISBN 13 : 9781450408851
Date :

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has been writing in one form or another for most of his life. You can find so many inspiration from Outdoor Survival Guide also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Outdoor Survival Guide book for free.

The Wild Wisdom of Weeds

Title : The Wild Wisdom of Weeds
Author : Katrina Blair
Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
ISBN 13 : 9781603585170
Date : 2014-10-07

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The Wild Wisdom of Weeds is the only book on foraging and edible weeds to focus on the thirteen weeds found all over the world, each of which represents a complete food source and extensive medical pharmacy and first-aid kit. More than just a field guide to wild edibles, it is a global plan for human survival. When Katrina Blair was eleven she had a life-changing experience where wild plants spoke to her, beckoning her to become a champion of their cause. Since then she has spent months on end taking walkabouts in the wild, eating nothing but what she forages, and has become a wild-foods advocate, community activist, gardener, and chef, teaching and presenting internationally about foraging and the healthful lifestyle it promotes. Katrina Blair’s philosophy in The Wild Wisdom of Weeds is sobering, realistic, and ultimately optimistic. If we can open our eyes to see the wisdom found in these weeds right under our noses, instead of trying to eradicate an “invasive,” we will achieve true food security. The Wild Wisdom of Weeds is about healing ourselves both in body and in spirit, in an age where technology, commodity agriculture, and processed foods dictate the terms of our intelligence. But if we can become familiar with these thirteen edible survival weeds found all over the world, we will never go hungry, and we will become closer to our own wild human instincts—all the while enjoying the freshest, wildest, and most nutritious food there is. For free! The thirteen plants found growing in every region across the world are: dandelion, mallow, purslane, plantain, thistle, amaranth, dock, mustard, grass, chickweed, clover, lambsquarter, and knotweed. These special plants contribute to the regeneration of the earth while supporting the survival of our human species; they grow everywhere where human civilization exists, from the hottest deserts to the Arctic Circle, following the path of human disturbance. Indeed, the more humans disturb the earth and put our food supply at risk, the more these thirteen plants proliferate. It’s a survival plan for the ages. Including over one hundred unique recipes, Katrina Blair’s book teaches us how to prepare these wild plants from root to seed in soups, salads, slaws, crackers, pestos, seed breads, and seed butters; cereals, green powders, sauerkrauts, smoothies, and milks; first-aid concoctions such as tinctures, teas, salves, and soothers; self-care/beauty products including shampoo, mouthwash, toothpaste (and brush), face masks; and a lot more. Whether readers are based at home or traveling, this book aims to empower individuals to maintain a state of optimal health with minimal cost and effort.

SAS Survival Handbook The Definitive Survival Guide

Title : SAS Survival Handbook The Definitive Survival Guide
Author : John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
ISBN 13 : 9780007374427
Date : 2011-08-04

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The original and best survival guide for any situation in every climate. Now with added techniques for handling Urban dangers, the ‘SAS Survival Handbook’ is the complete companion for adventurers everywhere.

Guide to Wild Foods and Useful Plants

Title : Guide to Wild Foods and Useful Plants
Author : Christopher Nyerges
Publisher : Chicago Review Press
ISBN 13 : 9781613747018
Date : 2014-04-01

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An array of abundant wild foods is available to hikers, campers, foragers, or anyone interested in living closer to the earth. Written by a leading expert on wild foods and a well-known teacher of survival skills, Guide to Wild Foods and Useful Plants is more than a listing of plant types—it teaches how to recognize edible plants and where to find them, their medicinal and nutritional properties, and their growing cycles. This new edition features more than 70 plants found all around the United States along with more than 100 full color photos plus handy leaf, fruit, and seed keys to help readers identify the plants. It also includes fascinating folklore about plants, personal anecdotes about trips and meals, and simple and tasty recipes.

Prepper s Long Term Survival Guide

Title : Prepper s Long Term Survival Guide
Author : Jim Cobb
Publisher : Ulysses Press
ISBN 13 : 9781612432731
Date : 2014-03-25

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A STEP-BY-STEP, DON'T-OVERLOOK-ANYTHING WORKBOOK OF DIY PROJECTS THAT PREPARE HOME AND FAMILY FOR ANY LIFE-THREATENING CATASTROPHE The preparation you make for a hurricane, earthquake or other short-term disaster will not keep you alive in the event of widespread social collapse caused by pandemic, failure of the grid or other long-term crises. Government pamphlets and other prepping books tell you how to hold out through an emergency until services are restored. This book teaches you how to survive when nothing returns to normal for weeks, months or even years, including: •Practical water collection for drinking and hygiene •Storing, growing, hunting and foraging for food •First aid and medical treatments when there’s no doctor •Techniques and tactics for fortifying and defending your home •Community-building strategies for creating a new society

How to Avoid Being Killed in a War Zone

Title : How to Avoid Being Killed in a War Zone
Author : Rosie Garthwaite
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN 13 : 9781608196968
Date : 2011-06-21

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Whether you're a war correspondent or an aid worker, a tourist worried about an increasingly hostile world or an armchair traveler concerned that your own backyard is fast becoming a war zone, How to Avoid Being Killed in a War Zone will help you survive some of the world's most volatile environments. Well-traveled journalist Rosie Garthwaite offers practical advice drawn from her own personal experience and that of others, including many seasoned colleagues, who have worked in some of the world's most hostile regions. Topics covered include everything from avoiding land mines and hostage situations to amputating a limb and foraging for safe food. The book is a true survival manual (all medical advice has been vetted by doctors from Doctors Without Borders), but it is also a transporting read, filled with vicarious thrills and written with brio and humor by a woman who has seen it all. Perfect for those planning short trips or extended stays in dangerous destinations, or-much like the popular Worst-Case Scenario handbooks-for readers who simply prefer to be thoroughly prepared, wherever life may take them.

The Pocket Outdoor Survival Guide

Title : The Pocket Outdoor Survival Guide
Author : J. Wayne Fears
Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN 13 : 9781626366800
Date : 2011-02-14

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The Pocket Outdoor Survival Guide provides the essential knowledge that hikers, campers, canoeists, hunters, anglers, and anyone who spends time in the outdoors needs to deal with short-term survival situations. This handy guidebook will give you the knowledge to make it through any outdoor adventure, planned or unplanned. Discover everything you need to know about: • Trip planning • Survival kits • Search and rescue • Coping with bad weather • Emergency signaling • Shelter • Sleeping warm • Fire • Dealing with insects • Safe drinking water • Food • Avoiding hypothermia • Countering fear • And more! Don’t be caught without a copy of J. Wayne Fears’s The Pocket Outdoor Survival Guide on your next outdoor adventure!