Take a bite out of the Vail Valley: Forage for berries, mushrooms, plants and roots

27th August, 2015 by

By Krista Driscoll

The absolute, ironclad, No. 1 important rule when considering foraging for food is to never, ever eat something you can’t positively identify. With that said, step onto a local hiking trail or bike path or into a backyard and find yourself surrounded by copious amounts of wild edibles — nutritionally dense, tended by Mother Nature and just waiting for you to take notice.Among the plethora of things you can eat are varieties of popular berries, wild mushrooms and various plants, weeds, roots, thistles and flowers. It is a rewarding experience agreed Hannah Irwin, Tom Boni and Katrina Blaire, three experts …

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