Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

An Urban Forager in the Wilds of New York City

Since 1986, a man who calls himself Wildman Steve Brill has been leading foraging tours in New York City parks, showing people how to identify plants and fungi that you can dig up and take home for dinner. Recently Brill’s led his first urban foraging tour in Brooklyn’s Green-Wood cemetery, showing people which wild plants are good to eat – and which are not. “Eat the wrong thing, and - (beat-boxes a few bars of the Funeral March) – Okay, so, at this time of year there are lots of...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter