Welcome to the blog section of Nordic Forest Foods. Here you can learn more about wild food identification, seasonal foraging, foraging benefits, common wild edibles to forage, guidelines, different ways of using wild food and much more! Feel free to suggest which wild food related blog posts you would like to find on this page.
Wild garlic is probably one of the most popular wild edible plants to forage in spring. Wild garlic is also known as wild leeks, wood leeks, bear leeks, ramsons, or ramps. Wild garlic is recognizable by its green spear-shaped leaves and beautiful, white star-shaped flowers growing in clusters.
Rose hips are the fruits of the rose flower plant. Rose hips replace the fallen flowers when the temperatures lower. Rose hips are edible and are shaped round or oval. The color of rose hips is normally bright red to orange – the darker the red the riper.
This article introduces you to 21 common wild edibles divided into the four seasons: Spring, summer, autumn, winter. Foraging is the process of searching, identifying, and harvesting wild food in nature. Foraging can be done almost anywhere and any time during the year.