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Eat Your Ornamentals: Backyard Foraging with Ellen Zachos

Foraging the wild for plants and stuff to eat.

Purslane - A nutritious edible weed

Purslane: A Nutritious and Edible Weed

Purslane - we call it a weed. This web page brings you purslane facts and purslane recipes to bolster your appreciation of this virtuous wild plant. A nutritious edible weed absolutely delicious when mixed with yogurt and garlic!

Lamb’s quarters are actually edible and quite nutritious. The seeds are a healthy snack and the leaves and stems taste similar to spinach when cooked.

Oh, the color and texture of the late spring garden. I find myself sitting outside in the evening as the kids wind down their day, pulling weeds and touching the surface of so many leaves.

lambsquarters- eating it as greens and as grain, high protein content in seeds. Link contains good info from Susan Weed.

Weed Wanderings Herbal eZine with Susun Weed - articles about wise ways of healing yourself and being healthy

How to forage and why foraging is good for your health - Wild foods for free Many more people are becoming interested in foraging and are going out looking for free wild foods. This puts them in touch with nature and with ways of the hunter-gatherer our ancestors were long long ago. Collecting edible wild plants, fruits, nuts and fungi is a great way of getting plenty to eat just as Mother Nature made it!

How to Forage, and Why Foraging is Good for Your Health

Foraging for edible wild plants is very enjoyable way of gathering food for free, getting healthy and enjoying the countryside.


Edible Redbud Flowers: The Delicious and Nutritious Harbinger of Spring

Redbud Blooms: A Sign of Spring to Come I did a hopeful thing today; as the outside temperature registered just above freezing I collected a small basket-f Tags:

Foraging for Teas- Finding useful "weeds" in your garden, and how they can be used.

Foraging for Teas

Foraging for Teas- Finding useful weeds in your garden, and how they can be used. - Gardening For Life