First-World Phenomena: Yuppie Foragers

Wild greens, edible flowers, wild garlic, and early mushrooms are just a few of the goodies popping up… Foraging is forbidden under parks rules, which stipulate that plants and flowers cannot be removed from greenspaces, a Parks Department spokeswoman said. But foragers insist they are helping the environment and doing the work of Parks employees for free…

via Foraging Prospect Park • The Brooklyn Paper.