How Foraging could be a Growth Industry for NC

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The News & Observer
January 15th, 2016


Throughout continental Europe, Asia and Africa, gathering and eating wild mushrooms is so common that many children can safely forage. There’s no reason that couldn’t also be true in this country. In fact Alan Muskat, one of the South’s leading foragers, gets funding from the Asheville school system to teach children how to forage mushrooms and edible wild plants.