the urban gleaner
(contributions from anna b.)
students from all fields of studies are actively participating in a food justice course at the uw. but there is so much more for us to learn about deep local food than from a class room. we needed to get outside, find real local food, and cook! here is the story of a few of us who ventured out with an pro forager to discover edible plants hiding around the uw campus...
our guide, arthur jacobson
"there are many edible plants, but not all are worth eating. like beer - there may be many on tap, but not all are worth drinking" ... arthur guides us through the cream of the crop for foraged foods.
sweet violet stunningly lives up to its name
the dark green leaves on this indian plum tree taste exactly like fresh cucumber - it's unmistakable