Berkeley Open Food Source wants to increase public awareness and access to the edible, nutritious and abundant wild greens that grow in urban areas. The group’s annual Wild/Feral Food Week takes place May 24-31.
Don’t let all the fruit ripening around the East Bay go to waste.
The thought of foraging on a roadside has an ‘ick’ factor, but that’s a mindset that can be changed say these two modern-day hunter-gatherers.
According to Edible Cities creator Cristian Ionescu-Zanetti, we should always be foraging for, rather than paying dollars for, lemons Berkeley resident Cristian Ionescu-Zanetti has created an online resource for urban foragers, and believes our city is the perfect place to take advantage of it. Here he explains how he came up with the idea for […]
North Berkeley Harvest volunteers Dan Alpert and Sarah Pyle with founder Natasha Boissier (far right)./Photo: Sarah Henry Driving around North Berkeley with Natasha Boissier is an educational experience. Where others see a quiet residential area she sees streets lined with potential pickings and delights when she spots prospective bounty or familiar fruit. Boissier is a […]