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…

10 Tips for Stayin’ Healthy

  As we’ve begun our third and final route to Santiago, our conversations turn reflective as we consider the terrain covered. There is much to be said about spring, summer, and the beginnings of fall, much to learn from the distances covered, relationships made, and lessons learned over the past months of field research. But…

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…

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…