Coastal wild food book back in stock

Third edition of “Surviving on the Foods and Water from Alaska’s Southern Shores” is now available



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Fairbanks, Alaska—A popular book on wild foods available along Alaska’s southern coast is back in stock.

The third edition of Surviving on the Foods and Water from Alaska’s Southern Shores by Dolly Garza describes wilderness sources of nutritious foods useful in a survival situation or just for everyday consumption. It’s available for $7.50 in paperback or $6.75 as a PDF download.

The booklet has recommendations on how to make drinking water safe and how to find and prepare intertidal sea animals, bird eggs, land plants and seaweeds for eating. Color pictures help distinguish edible plants and animals from poisonous ones. The appendix provides nutritional values.

For more information about this title and many more, visit the Alaska Sea Grant Bookstore on the web or call toll-free 888-789-0090.

Alaska Sea Grant is a statewide marine research, education, and outreach program, and is a partnership between the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the National Atmospheric and Oceanographic Administration. Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory agents provide assistance that helps Alaskans wisely use, conserve, and enjoy marine and coastal resources.