Fiddleheads, the unfurled fronds of the Ostrich Fern, are a seasonal delight that many people enjoy foraging in the springtime. While it is easy to collect fiddleheads in abundance when you visit a large patch, it is important to always forage with sustainability in mind.
To learn more about how to harvest fiddleheads sustainably, take a look at our Sustainable Harvest of Fiddleheads guide below!
What the Guide Includes
This informative guide on how to harvest fiddleheads sustainably includes:
- A background on fiddleheads (including their nutritional benefits)
- The ecological functions of fiddleheads/the Ostrich Fern
- How to sustainably harvest the unfurled fronds (fiddleheads)
- Fiddlehead cooking instructions
- Tips for freezing fiddleheads
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