The Edible Camino is now available for purchase!

The Edible Camino team is proud to announce the publication of The Edible Camino: A Field Guide to Wild Edibles Along the Camino de Santiago

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Project update: we’re still here!

Yes, we’re back! To social media, that is. Despite the hiatus from our online network, there’s been no lack of work over the last couple months. Here’s a report of some milestones, accomplishments, and general updates since the last blog post. Three Caminos of spring, summer, and fall have come and gone, and thus, the field research stage…

Cocinar con Corazón

Two wonderful weeks of rest, work, and sharing wholesome food at Albergue Verde.   About six weeks ago, we passed through Hospital de Órbigo in search of Albergue Verde, one of the generous establishments that agreed to host us in support of our project. After following the “snail” signs through back streets of the town, we…

One completed camino.

After many days of heads bent to the sides of the trail, crouched in the dirt examining plants, the sight of the ocean was a powerful one. The weight of our packs became a little lighter as the sea breeze drew us closer. Reaching “the end of the old world,” Finisterre, the Atlantic leaves us no choice but to…

Farmers, thistles, & new friends

  Although many of the small Spanish pueblos we pass through seem nearly deserted, we’ve had the pleasure of encountering a few extraordinary folks – both locals and fellow pilgrims from all over the world. A simple “¡Hola!” can initiate an informative conversation, and sometimes, a new friendship. Since the beginning of our long walk, we’ve passed gardens…

Watercress – Nasturtium officinale

We’ve reached Burgos – one third complete. Over the past 288 km we’ve walked across a wide spectrum of landscapes – forests, parks, vineyards, wheat fields, along busy roads, through small villages and sizeable cities. To witness the flora fluctuate with the changing character of the terrain is truly fascinating –  and it’s only spring! One of the most…