Products


lobsterMost wild foods are available fresh each season for only a very limited time (see harvest calendar). Also, several of the items below are rare outside of Western North Carolina.

We only carry dried medicinal mushrooms; place your order here. To purchase other wild food products, contact James Armbruster. Wild food products are also available April-October at The Asheville Wild Foods Market. For prepared medicines, see here.


mushroom

fresh, March-October

Berkeley's polypore, $14
black trumpet, $20
bolete, $16
ttchanterelle, $17
chicken of the woods, $16
cotton roll, $14
maitake (hen of the woods), $18
honey, $15
milk cap (L. corrugis), $15
ink cap, $18
lobster, $16
morel (March-May), $25-50
puffball (small and large), $16
reishi (young tip), $50

dried, $5/oz or $60 per pound (unless otherwise marked)

artist conk (see art)
bolete
chaga
chicken of the woods
cracked cap polypore
honey
maitake
reishi (sliced) $40/lb
turkey tail, $10/oz

plant

fresh

wild salad mix, April-June, $15

flower, March-June, $15-50

black locust, May, $20
dandelion, April-May
day lily, June
budsdaisy, June
elder, June
honeysuckle, May-June
kudzu, July
milkweed, June
mimosa, June
moneyplant, April
mustard, April
quince, April
redbud, April
rose, May-September, $15
rose of sharon, July
violet, April
wisteria, April
yucca, June

leaf/shoot, March-November

angelica, April-June, $10
bamboo, May, $1-3
dandelion, April-May, $12
basswood, May, $50
bittercress, April-May
branch lettuce, April-May, $20
chickweed, tip (for salad), $12
chickweed, vine (for pesto), $9
chickweed, woodland, April-May
cleavers, April
daisy, April-May
day lily shoot, $6, flower bud, $15
garlic mustard, $12
greenbriar tip, $25
chickweed Hemlock tree tip, May, $30
Japanese knotweed, $10
lambsquarter, $8
milkweed shoot, flower bud, seed pod
moneyplant pod, April/May, $15
mustard, $10
nettle, stinging, April-May, $12
nettle, wood, May-June, $12
onion grass, March-May, $10
purslane
quickweed
ramp (wild leek), $12
sassafras, $25
sochane, April-May, $12
solomon seal
sourwood, May-June, $25
spicebush, April-May, $25
spruce tip, May, $25
sweet cicely, April-May, $50
toothwort
grape trout lily, April, $30
violet, April-June, $12
waterleaf, April-May, $15
wood sorrel, $15

fruit, June-September

autumn olive, September
blackberry, July
blueberry, early September, $12/quart
cherry, wild black, July
elderberry, August, $15/quart
honey locust, November, $7
kousa dogwood, September, $6
mulberry, June
paw paw, September, $7
persimmon, October-November, $8-10
prickly pear, October, $8
serviceberry (juneberry), June, $8
spicebush, October, $30
wineberry

nut (unshelled), September-November

acorn, October-November, $7
black walnut, $5
chestnut, $5
hickory fairy potato

root

burdock, October-December
day lily, October-November, $15
fairy potato (cinnamon vine), $30
wild ginger, March-April, $40

dried, year-round

leaf

sassafras (file), $25

twig

black birch, $15

cattail seed

spicebush, $60
cattail (pollen)
lambsquarter, $32
persimmon, $80
sumac, $10

root

sassafras, $15

insect

carpenter ant
chestnut grub



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