Poisonous Plants


By Sam Thayer | July 13, 2011

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Farmer’s markets are full of summer produce right now, but so are the state’s wild woods and streams. From milkweed pods to black nightshade, there are all kinds of edible wild plants out there. Forager Sam Thayer makes his living teaching people how to gather and cook wild plants. But he says there’s one comment he’s tired of hearing.

Sam Thayer

Sam Thayer lives in the woods in Northwestern Wisconsin. He teaches workshops on edible wild plants throughout the U.S. and he’s the author of The Foragers’s Harvest and Nature’s Garden.
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