Urban Foraging Is Exploding in Finland
It’s not your grandma’s rummaging. Once a wartime survival strategy, foraging has made a comeback as an urban food trend across Finland. Mushrooms, berries and other nutritious edible plants are ubiquitous in the country’s forests, as well as urban parks. And this organic cuisine won’t break the bank or the law: It’s supported by Finland’s “everyman’s right” that allows people to freely harvest food from green spaces. As urbanization increases, more Finns are digging this survivalist dining trend as a way to get back to nature.