Weeding Out and Dining In: Foraging with Tama Matsuoka Wong

Foraging for a meal isn’t just a relic of our paleolithic past – it’s a growing trend in the local food movement. Guided by professional forager and author, Tama Matsuoka Wong, Science Friday toured western New Jersey’s meadows and forested trails to discover the native plants and invasive weeds that are used as culinary delicacies.


Produced by Luke Groskin
Music by Audio Network
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Shala Simbek, Anneli Salo, Tom Woodward, Shutterstock, Waterpenny.net

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Luke Groskin is Science Friday’s video producer. He’s on a mission to make you love spiders and other odd creatures.

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A Recipe for the Forager in You: Braised Beef, Dandelion Leaves, and Clear Noodles

A recipe from Tama Matsuoka Wong, using foraged ingredients.

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