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By: Laura Moss on Feb. 28, 2011, 11:25 a.m.
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Photo: Erik Refner, Cook It Raw/AP

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Foraging isn't just frugal these days, it's also fashionable. Regardless of whether you live in an urban or rural setting, there's plenty of wild plants, fruits and mushrooms out there that are yours for the taking. So grab a pocketknife, baggies and — most importantly — a guide to edible plants and read our tips for first-time foragers. We even have some scrumptious foraging recipes you can try.