First rule of foraging for edible plants: If you think a plant is edible but not 100% sure, don’t eat it! Second rule of foraging for edible plants: If you are uncertain about the first rule you have no business foraging for edible plants. It is better to go a little longer without food than to poison yourself and die in probably pain and agony. Remember, a person can go weeks without food if need be. Better not to risk it.
Every prepper should have some basic knowledge of plants both edible and poisonous within their region. I hope that I will never have to rely on my small amount of knowledge in the area of foraging for edible plants to eat, but I believe I need to be prepared for that instance just in case, and so should you. Continue reading “Survival Awareness – Foraging For Food, Be Sure Of What You Eat”