How To Harvest Fresh Food Without Gardening

hori hori knife foraging
In Baltimore Magazine’s article “Field Trip, Local foragers go into the woods” Jane Marion shares the experiences of several foragers involved in the “forest-to-table” trend. I loved this line in the article, “she takes a hori-hori knife out of her trunk to cut some samples.”

Most of us love the hori hori as a gardening tool, but using it for foraging is more like its original use in ancient Japan to dig wild plants.

Whether you find wild mushrooms, nuts, berries, or greens (some might call them weeds) these volunteer plants make an interesting addition to cultivated produce.

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