To foragers, the outdoors is like a vast grocery store. That's true even around the Twin Cities.
Expert forager Margaret Kwong Taylor recently found some beautiful, edible gems — a gorgeous little collection of chanterelle mushrooms — as she walked in a public woods in a northern suburb.
Depending on the season, foragers find a wide range of edibles. "Raspberries, you can always find garlic mustard which makes a very good pesto," she said. "The plantain, you can actually pick them and make a very good tea."
Click on the audio to hear more from Taylor on the benefits of foraging, what she finds and her one strict rule.