In Sweden, the ability to forage for food is practically enshrined in law under allemansrätten, the Swedes' unique right of public access. Here's how visitors to Stockholm can experience Swedish foraging culture for themselves.
Stockholm photo courtesy of Pedro Szekely/Flickr
Imagine it: You’re out in the woods; it’s quiet and peaceful. Moss softens your footsteps and a quaint wicker basket hangs from your elbow. You’ve found a beautiful patch of whatever you were looking for—maybe it’s blueberries, mushrooms, or even the coveted cloudberry, and you’re free to take it home with you.
Foraging is a regular part of life for many Swedes, even those in urban centers. This...Read More