Food Foraging: Maple Syrup, Prickly Lettuce, and Calamus

This installment of an ongoing food foraging series focuses on maple syrup, prickly lettuce, and calamus, with additional references to dandelion crowns, watercress, and soybeans.

food foraging - making maple syrup2
Elderberry branches make good spiles for collecting maple tree sap. The illustration shows the process of hollowing out a branch.
KIM ZARNEY