Scouting's Guide to Foraging: An Official Boy Scouts of America Handbook Essential Skills for Finding Food in the Wild By The Boy Scouts of America
In Scouting’s Guide to Foraging, current Scouts, Scout alumni, and readers interested in the outdoors are provided with time-tested advice on how to safely identify, harvest, and use edible wild plants. Some practical tips include:

  • How to identify different parts of plant stems, leaves, flowers, and fruit
  • Where to locate and forage edible plants
  • Which plants are valuable sources of nutrition and which should be avoided
  • How to harvest, store, and prepare plants for eating
  • Ways to cook your finds
  • How to use plants for tinder, natural dyes, and insect repellants
  • And so much more!

    Since 1910, the Boy Scouts of America has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The BSA is committed to training youth in responsible citizenship, character development, and self-reliance through participation in a wide range of outdoor activities.

  • TitleScouting's Guide to Foraging: An Official Boy Scouts of America Handbook
    SubtitleEssential Skills for Finding Food in the Wild
    AuthorBy The Boy Scouts of America
    PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
    ImprintSkyhorse Publishing
    Published4 September 2018
    Dimensions5.00 x 7.00in.

    About the author

    The Boy Scouts of America provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, which helps young people be “Prepared. For Life.®” The Scouting organization is composed of nearly 2.4 million youth members between the ages of 7 and 21 and approximately 960,000 volunteers in local councils throughout the United States and its territories. For more information on the Boy Scouts of America, please visit

    ISBNs: 9781510737723 978-1-5107-3772-3 Title: scoutings guide to foraging an official boy scouts of america handbook category:REF 
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