For over 20 years, I have been striving to incorporate as many wild plants into my daily life as possible. This 216-page book is a collection of my experiences with over 65 wild plants and mushrooms. It is packed full of stories of my experiments (some successful and some not), accidental discoveries, recipes, and directions for using plants for food, medicine, wilderness survival, and just plain fun.
Want to know how to make the best roasted dandelion roots ever? Wondering which plant will be your best friend during cold and flu season? With over 285 colour photos and 30 recipes, Laura Reeves’ Guide to Useful Plants will bring you up to speed on identifying, sustainably harvesting and skillfully preparing some of the most intriguing wild plants and mushrooms of the northern prairie and boreal forest – from acorns to zoomsticks!
8 weeks on the Winnipeg Bestsellers list!
“[Your book] is quite lovely. Definitely one of the best publications by a local author I’ve had the pleasure to stock.” – Megan Ross, University of Saskatchewan Bookstore
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Laura Reeves’ Guide to Useful Plants – From Acorns to Zoom Sticks is now at the following locations in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Ontario:
Chapters (Empress Street – in the “Local Interest” section)
Coles Bookstore (Kildonan Place)
FortWhyte Alive! (McCreary Road)
Generation Green (Main St. at Bannatyne Ave.)
Hollow Reed Holistic (875 Corydon Ave.)
Indigo (Kenaston Commons – in the “Local Interest” and “Nature” sections)
McNally Robinson Booksellers (Grant Park mall)
Motio Massage Therapy (Cityplace Mall)
Sage Garden Herbs (3410 St. Mary’s Road)
The Manitoba Museum (Main and Rupert)
The Preferred Perch (4-1604 St. Mary’s Rd.)
Winnipeg Public Libraries
Altona Public Library
Coles (Shoppers Mall)
Hedley’s Health Hut (Shoppers Mall)
Riverbank Discovery Centre
The Nature Shop (Friends of Riding Mountain National Park)
East Braintree/Falcon Lake
South Moon Studio (# 42088 Wye Rd.)
Falcon Trails Resort
Miami Public Library
Minnedosa Public Library
Morden Public Library
Herbs for Health
Neepawa Public Library
Viscount Cultural Centre
Portage la Prairie
Honeybee Health Foods
Portage la Prairie Public Library
Reimer Concrete and Building Supplies
Souris Public Library
Mennonite Heritage Museum
Sparrow’s Lane (191 Reimer Ave.)
St. Pierre Public Library
Can-Am Country Corner (Hwys. 59 and 201)
Dueck Drug Store
Winkler Public Library
McNally Robinson Booksellers
University of Saskatchewan
Misty River Alternatives
Lake of the Woods Museum
Kelly’s Nutrition Centre
Vitality Natural Food Market
Willow Springs Creative Centre
Email info@psbotanicals for more options