Foraging Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC

Foraging Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC

Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Edible Wild Foods

Christopher Nyerges


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Through the seasons, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. offer a continually changing list of wild, harvestable treasures. This full-color book guides you to the edible wild foods and healthful herbs of the regions and will help you identify and appreciate the local bounty.

Inside you'll find:

  • Detailed descriptions of edible plants
  • Tips on finding, preparing, and using foraged foods
  • A glossary of botanical terms
  • Full-color photos


Christopher Nyerges:

Christopher Nyerges, co-founder of the School of Self-reliance, has led wild food walks for thousands of students since 1974. He has authored numerous books on wild foods, survival, and self-reliance, and thousands of newspaper and magazine articles. He’s most recently written Foraging Idaho, Foraging California, and Foraging Arizona, all FalconGuides. He continues to teach where he lives in Los Angeles County, California.