Falling Fruit is a citizen mapmaking project that has created an interactive, comprehensive map of hundreds (maybe thousands?) of edible trees across the city.
Three of the easiest, most interesting foraged eats are ripe for the picking.
Read the backstory of this gorgeous image from our piece about foraged cocktail ingredients.
Local forager and Edible contributor Marie Viljoen shares a handful of edible flowers that we can find and eat now.
‘Tis the season to take an extra long lunch break or to spend all weekend outdoors and have a picnic. Next time you get out and enjoy the sun, consider hitting up one of these locations.
Come and learn about these plants and their potential on a foraging walk that Marie Viljoen will lead on Saturday, June 7.
A reader asks: “Are there any online forums dedicated to urban gardening, specifically in the NYC metro area?” Here’s what we could find.
In our latest issue, we share the story behind Marie Viljoen’s new book, 66 Square Feet: A Delicious Life. More than just a recipe book, 66 Square Feet brings the reader into the life of forager, gardener, chef and blogger Viljoen who has gained recognition for producing elegant meals in a small urban setting.
As I send our annual travel issue to the printer, I’m realizing, as Dorothy did, that there’s no place like home.
When people call Gotham an urban jungle, they seldom mean anything about flora or fauna. But if you don’t think of this city as a living ecosystem, Marie Viljoen will change your perspective forever.
If you’re new to foraging, I have two words for you: day lilies.
With warmer weather arriving, bits of watercress will be popping up everywhere around the city. But as urban forager extraordinarie Marie Viljoen warns, don’t pick it!