Finding wild edibles in Philadelphia’s urban landscape

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    Urban forager David Siller prospects for springtime edibles on the Reading Viaduct. (photo courtesy Fair Food)

    Urban forager David Siller prospects for springtime edibles on the Reading Viaduct. (photo courtesy Fair Food)

     
     

    It might be too soon to enjoy much in the way of vegetables grown in your garden, or even locally, but there’s a hardy breed of urban foragers afoot who find all sorts of tasty edibles around the city.

    Foremost among them is David Siller, who will be leading a walk on Sunday along the City Branch of the Reading Viaduct in Center City Philadelphia. It’s a benefit for the Friends of the Rail Park.

    Siller says springtime is an exciting season for wild foods in the Northeast, and shared some of his favorites with WHYY’s Dave Heller.

     

     

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