Urban foragers show how to gather wild foods in downtown Raleigh

On a four-block jaunt around the Mordecai neighborhood, you can forage the makings of a pretty decent salad: ground ivy, lawn asparagus, overgrown-garden fennel and wild scuppernong grapes – garnished with a sprig of pepper weed plucked from the side of a utility pole.

Davis looking for breakout year, as are Tar Heels

Wide receiver Quinshad Davis in many ways embodies the unknowns surrounding North Carolina this season. Davis, like the Tar Heels collectively, is unquestionably talented. But will he be as productive as he is undoubtedly capable of being? Will they?

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Guides from the Raleigh non-profit Piedmont Picnic Project led a two hour walking tour to forage edible wild plants in the area around the Raleigh City Farm on North Blount Street Saturday, August 29, 2015. A dozen local amateur foragers learned three ways to forage in an urban environment: finding edible wild plants in public spaces, borrowing excess edible plants from neighbors and planting your own wild foods at home.