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Leda Meredith

Leda Meredith is a lifelong forager and a certified ethnobotanist. She is an instructor at the New York Botanical Garden and at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, specializing in edible and medicinal plants.

The author of two previous books, Leda writes a foraging column for the James Beard Award-nominated group blog, NonaBrooklyn. She is the guide to food preservation for About.com. Leda leads wild edible plant tours throughout the Northeast for organizations including Slow Food, Green Edge, SideTour, and others.

You may also be interested in the author's own Web site, LedaMeredith.com.