Linda Runyon is an expert in wild foods and has been teaching since the 1970’s. Though she has a life long love of nature, she really learned her stuff when she spent 13 years with her family homesteading in rural New York State, without indoor plumbing, electricity or running water.
Linda has turned her amazing life story into many publications, namely her wild foods field guide called The Essential Wild Food Survival Guide (formerly From Crabgrass Muffins to Pine Needle Tea) and a brand new DVD called Linda Runyon’s Master Class on Wild Food Survival. She is also creator of Wild Cards, the deck of edible plant playing cards many LearningHerbs.com folks have come to love.
For Linda’s return to HerbMentor Radio, we spend nearly 90 minutes on a virtual herb walk. We cover lamb’s quarter, and how to make flour. Also, dandelions (and dandelion french fries!), red clover, cattail and milk weed. We even take a trip to the Southwest to visit prickly pear cactus and tumbleweed. Linda also r