California Foraging: 120 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Evergreen Huckleberries to Wild Ginger


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Author: Judith Larner Lowry

Publisher: Timber Press (2014)

Paperback: 344 pages

From the publisher’s website:

The diversity of California’s terrain and climate are a forager’s dream, with unique offerings from the coast, the mountains, the deserts, and everywhere in between. A passionate wild foods expert, Judith Larner Lowry shows you what to look for and how to gather it in a sustainable way.

California Foraging is a hardworking guide packed with detailed information and clear photography for the safe identification of more than 120 wild plants. It also features a seasonal guide for foraging year-round and collecting tips for sustainable harvesting.

Judith Larner Lowry has been the proprietor of Larner Seeds, specialists in California native plants and seeds, for the last 35 years. Lowry is a longtime contributor to Orion magazine, BayNature magazine, and numerous other journals.


  • 200 color plates
  • An A to Z guide for foraging year-round
  • Detailed information for safe identification
  • Suggestions for sustainable harvesting and wild food gardens
  • Tips on preparation and use

Additional information

Weight 32 oz