Ready to Eat for Free? Find Your Own Food
Finding nutrition in wild plants may be an ancient necessity, but for Alexis Nelson — known as the Black Forager on TikTok, where she has 3.5 million followers — it’s urgently 21st century. ‘Foraging is the piece of the puzzle that is the solution,’ says Nelson, 29. ‘It makes you think about your food choices, and helps you cherish the food you are lucky enough to have.’
Between her mother’s teachings in the garden and summers at camp, Nelson, who lives in Columbus, Ohio, knows about edible plants.