Chinese Violet Chips

One of the most common wild food plants available throughout the Hawaiian Islands is Chinese violet (Asystasia gangetica), a common herb growing mostly in lower elevation windward locations, but who can also be found in shady areas on leeward sides. Depending on how much water the plant gets, the greens are an easily found wild …

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Over 30 Countries Using Savage Kitchen app

The Savage Kitchen mobile app has now been downloaded by people in 33 countries around the globe! Across borders people are coming into relationship with wild food plants that grow in abundance. New Zealand, Colombia, Reunion Island, South Africa, Guam, Kenya, Tonga, Palau, Azores, India, Australia, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Laos, Mexico, Japan, Singapore, Cyprus, Bosnia, …

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Foraging in Kona, Hawaii

Interested in what wild foods you might find in Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii? Check out this video, made by my friend Ellard Resignato of the Culinary Edge TV. We had an absolute blast walking through his neighborhood, including his favorite surf spot and identifying wild edible plants and even some limu (that’s …

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Inspiration

So good in life to acknowledge where we get our inspirations. Herbalist Rebecca Altman has inspired me with her fabulous talent for taking all of the mind-boggling amount of information we now have access to on plants, and digesting it a bit into fun and usable concepts. It was through her that I first heard …

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Savage Kitchen App Press Kit

Press Release MAUI FORAGER SUNNY SAVAGE LAUNCHES SMARTPHONE APP THAT EMPOWERS COMMUNITIES TO IDENTIFY, HARVEST, AND PREPARE WILD FOOD PLANTS The Savage Kitchen app uses GPS and crowd-sourced citizen science to link people worldwide with the edible wild foods available in their own backyards. Wailuku, HI, March 26–Internationally recognized wild food forager and author Sunny …

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Made For This

So PSA, you are all foragers. I mean seriously, if you’ve signed up for my newsletter that means you already have the “simple” awareness that there are wild foods all around us and that’s HUGE and is a gift to share with others. We are in, well, what do you call this really? I mean, …

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Mention in The Economist

Thanks to Tasha Goldberg for writing about the Savage Kitchen App in a recent article for The Economist! A dream to be featured alongside others highlighted for their work during what the United Nations has dubbed the “International Year of Plant Health”. Tasha is a phenomenal human who travels the globe reporting on High Level …

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