From Sea Plantain to Pickleweed, Salal Berry to Wild Mustard, the complex ecosystems of the intertidal zone and coastal forest offer the curious forager more than just a few new flavors! In this video, Forest Ecologist Lorelle Sherman takes us on a tour of these diverse ecosystems focusing on how to prepare for an intertidal excursion, the identification of edible plants, safe, sustainable harvest methods and tips on cooking, preserving and enjoying a wild harvest! Viewers will take away information on key edible plants and berries and a greater sense of how the intertidal zone and the coastal forest are intrinsically connected environments.
This video comes with a downloadable PDF NatureBook written in collaboration with Lorelle Sherman. Designed to support the video content, this NatureBook contains a complete packing list, notes on safety considerations, both common and latin names of featured plants, alongside detailed illustrations, descriptions, recipes and resources.