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Wild edible and medicinal plant bandana for foraging by Wazoo
Bandana key to medicinal and edible properties of plants
Dandelion medicinal and edible plant detail on bandana
Foraging Bandana
Foraging Bandana
Foraging Bandana
Foraging Bandana
Wild edible and medicinal plant bandana for foraging by Wazoo
Bandana key to medicinal and edible properties of plants
Dandelion medicinal and edible plant detail on bandana
Foraging Bandana
Foraging Bandana
Foraging Bandana
Foraging Bandana

Foraging Bandana

39 reviews Regular price $11.00 Save $-11.00
1661 in stock

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A Field Reference and Foraging Tool

Foraging is an art that's all but lost in today's modern society, but it can make a huge difference in your life. A foraging tool like this bandana is meant to give a person power over their situation, leading to purpose, and the ability to self-aid and self-rescue.

The Foraging Bandana was designed in cooperation with some of the finest foraging instructors. It lists the 12 most common plants/fungus of North America, including their common and scientific names. The field uses of all 12 plants/fungus are listed using part indicator icons on each plant illustration. The bandana also includes the ”5 Steps of Identifying Edible Plants” by Samuel Thayer and ”Rules and Ethics of Foraging” by Mark "Merriwether" Vorderbruggen. 

We designed this bandana to act as a learning primer, field aid, and emergency reference. For neophytes, this bandana serves as a fun, stepping-stone educational tool. For more experienced foragers, this bandana should encourage impromptu foraging, help in sharing the passion of foraging with others, demonstrate alignment with the foraging lifestyle, and help promote awareness of continued education in this field.

We worked with experts, Mark "Merriwether" Vorderbruggen and Dr. Nicole Apelian to choose plants based on the following criteria:

  • Abundance in USA

  • Ease of Identification

  • Few or no poisonous look-alikes

  • Ability to represent on a bandana

  • Ease to process into its usable form  

Designed in cooperation with: 

Mark "Merriwether" Vorderbruggen

Ph.D. chemist by day, rogue naturalist by night/weekends. Mark has become one of the most experienced foraging experts in North America. He's the creator of www.foragingtexas.com which is probably the most useful foraging resource available... and it's FREE!

Dr. Nicole Apelian

Dr. Nicole Apelian is a scientist, mother, educator, researcher, expeditionary leader, safari guide, herbalist and traditional skills instructor. A leader in the field of transformative nature education, Nicole is excited to share her knowledge and expertise of nature connection, indigenous knowledge, natural wellness and survival skills with the world. Learn more at NicoleApelian.com

This design is by Wazoo Survival Gear LLC in cooperation with Dr. Mark “Merriwether” Vorderbruggen and Dr. Nicole Apelian.

Illustrations of Burdock, Nettle and Prickly Pear Cactus copyright: Foraging and Feasting: A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook. Made and printed in the USA!

The plant representations and denoted characteristics featured on this bandana are in no way intended to be a source of proper identification, use, or processing of plants. 

Wazoo Survival Gear LLC and all other mentioned parties are not responsible for any harm resulting from the act of harvesting or attempting to forage plants.

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DW
09/16/2020
David W.
United States United States
Very Pleased

First, the "negative," if that's even applicable since this is just an opinion: The plant names are in Latin. Which is fine I guess, I will adapt, but it's one more thing to hold in your head while learning to positively identify what's edible. Okay, that aside it's still a 5 star rating. The material is soft and (most importantly) the screenprinted design is soft! There's a lot of detail, a lot going on, so it could've easily been "bulletproof" thick with plastisol (that's what screenprinting ink is called). Outstanding detail. Made in the USA. Can't dislike that no matter how you care to spin it. Light weight, but still has the feel of quality. My primary reason for buying this bandanna was because the "field" book, although small-ish, does not fit in my pocket. I bought the book after reading that most childhood poisonings are from wild plants. This bandanna is easy(ier) to carry and use than the Peterson's Guide. Thank you.

BZ
09/10/2020
Bryce Z.
United States United States
Great tool for the trail

A really cool tool on the trail! We do a lot of hiking and this is always in my back pocket!

AA
09/03/2020
Andy A.
United States United States
Great

Very happy with this purchase like it a lot.

MF
08/19/2020
Marie F.
United States United States
Love the detail!

I can't wait to take it out into the woods!

CL
08/17/2020
Connie L.
United States United States
Very Nice

This is clearly printed and easy to read. Larger than I expected too.

A
08/17/2020
Anonymous
United States United States
Foraging Bandana

Not only is this bandana beautiful, but it contains useful information to refer to when outdoor exploring. And I just heard a YouTuber experienced in outdoor exploration say that 100% cotton Is the best choice for bandanas. Score!

A
08/14/2020
Anonymous
United States United States
Great service

I purchased a Foraging Bandana and a Tracking Bandana. Both were shipped the next day and arrived promptly. They're just what I wanted. Thank you

A
08/07/2020
Anonymous
United States United States
Foraging Bandana

Excellent product. The print is vivid and easy to read. I have taken it on several hikes with my kids and they enjoy using it to identify plants along the way.

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