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Foraging by Car Rental


Wild edible foods can be found around the world and with more than 20,000 car rental pick up locations can take you to the foraging locations of your dreams.  Foraging for edible wild foods is becoming popular with hikers, foodies, and a whole range of travelers; so head out into nature and taste the most of what summertime has to offer.

Professional Opinions

If you're wondering how easy it is to find edible wild plants just ask the wild-food-enthusiasts at Missouri Botanical Gardens.  With the professional approval of Andrew Townesmith you can take the blades right out of the term "weed eating" and turn it into a tourist phrase.  Won't You Try a Weed? introduces the foraging habits this botanist in a way to make you say "pass the paw paws."

Guide Books

All travelers love a good guide book.  If you're adding wild foods to your travels by car hire you'll need a good guide to keep your snacking safe.  Hank Shaw gives his Foraging Library picks on, though these edible food guides are mostly helpful for travelers in the United States and North America.  It is important to find a foraging or edible food guide for the region you are traveling.

Eat Away Invasives

Is purslane pushing against your pansies?  Do you have dandelions creeping up in every crack?  It must be time to snack!  Taking down the invasive plants at home (or abroad) can be a delicious feat if you know how to identify and prepare them. shares five common invasive plants you can eat, along with some rather daring recipes to get you started preparing them safely.  

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