Author Rebecca Lerner Urban Foraging: is it a weed or a salad?
Becky Lerner is one of the best-known urban foragers in North America. A former newspaper reporter, she lives in Portland, Oregon, where she writes the blog First Ways (http://FirstWays.com), teaches plant identification classes, and speaks about urban foraging to schools, businesses, and private groups. She will appear on the new TV show "Brew Dogs," on the soon-to-come Esquire Network, in an episode set to air in October, and has recently appeared on radio shows throughout the Pacific Northwest, including on Seattle and Portland's NPR stations. Her work has been covered by the Los Angeles Times, Oregonian, Portland Monthly magazine, Boston Globe, BUST magazine, Ad Busters online, and much more. Dandelion Hunter: Foraging the Urban Wilderness is her first book.