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The North Terrace

Edible Plants

Edible Native Plants

Planting edible native plants is a great way to experience the natural world and connect with our daily nourishment. Wild edibles were vital to settlers, but even today we still enjoy many well known native plants including blueberries and strawberries.

A Culinary Delight!

Native edibles are rich in essential vitamins and minerals. Depending on the type of native plant, the roots, stems, leaves, flowers, fruit and seeds can be consumed by being eaten fresh, made into beverages, jams, sugar, flour, flavoring and other tasty treats. When eating wild edibles, it is important to be 100% sure of its identification to ensure your safety. Growing your own edibles can be fun and provide excellent exercise. Our edible native plants include: