Also valuing the natural environment´s offer, spontaneous flora in this case, between the secondary occupations of the region, harvesting in nature was also a constant presence, covering requests coming not only in the field of nutrition, but also of the popular medicine and for obtaining natural dyes used in textile, wool etc.
Berry picking was a distant prehistory an important food source for humans. The Neolithic revolution, however, bringing the discovery of agriculture, the animal domestication, limited the harvesting in nature for human food source, but did not excluded it. Among berries, today are very sought after: blueberries, blackberries, wild rose, raspberry, nuts, apple and pear wild trees, wild cherry, horn, consumed directly or stored in different formulas. Harvesting is done in containers, baskets, by hand or with a special comb for blueberries. Of particular importance was the picking of eatable fungi and sponges, consumed directly or preserved by drying. Among them, the most famous: ronite (Amanita Caesarea), pitoance (Boletus edulis), sponge snaky (Macrolepiota procera), gălbiorii (Cathalerus Cibarius) oiana (Russula Virecens), Beech trout (Pleorotus ostreatus) iuţarii (Lactaius piperatus ), etc.