Russ Cohen's three foraging articles appearing in
Massachusetts Wildlife Magazine:
"Stalking the Wild Bolete and other Fungal Delights"
(Mass. Wildlife, Summer 1994, pp.18-24);
"'Shooting' for Your Supper; or, How to Develop Intimate Relationships with Wild Plants by Eating Them"
(Mass. Wildlife, Spring 1995, pp.5-7 and 10-15); and
"Wild Plants I Have Known (and Eaten)"
(Mass. Wildlife, No. 2, 2001, pp.6-13 and 24-31).
Article featuring Russ in the May 2004 issue of Yankee Magazine:
"Wild Things: Foraging for New England's most delicious spring produce"
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Article featuring Russ in the Summer 2006 issue of
Edible Boston Magazine:
"Going Wild: A Foraging Journey from Field to Table", by Kim Motylewski
Op-ed piece featuring Russ in the Boston Globe, Saturday, June 6, 2011:
"Weeds You Can Eat: Foraging in the wild yields a meal and a connection to nature", by Renee Loth
"Nibbling on Natives", by Russ Cohen, appearing on pp. 38-43 of "A Native Plants Reader", a Brooklyn Botanic Garden booklet, Spring 2012
Click here to read "Outdoor Dining: Foraging with Russ Cohen", by Marc Chalifour, a profile appearing in the September/October 2014 edition of the Appalachian Mountain Club's AMC Outdoors magazine.
NEW! "Native Fruits: Another Good Reason to Plant Natives", an article by Russ Cohen appearing on pp.60-65 of the inaugural (June 2015) issue of Wild Seed magazine.
Foraging books reviewed by Russ Cohen:
- Russ' review of The Quick Guide to Wild Edible Plants: Easy to Pick, Easy to Prepare, by Lytton John Musselman and Harold J. Wiggins
- Russ' review of The Wild Wisdom of Weeds: 13 Essential Plants for Human Survival, By Katrina Blair
Last Update: 10/2/15
Schedule of Edible Wild Plant/Mushroom walks/courses
Russ Cohen's Biography
Comprehensive (as of 1999) Edible Wild Plant etc. Bibliography, plus updated excerpt
Recipes, including "Faux Gumbo" and "100% Wild Salad"
as prepared for the Victory Garden PBS TV program
List of Sponsoring Organizations