Mother Earth Living


Weed Eater: Edible Weeds

Don't abuse them—eat them!



Herbalist Brigitte Mars has learned to appreciate weeds for their abundant culinary and medicinal value.
Photograph by John Wiltsie
The leaves of lamb’s-quarters taste like spinach.
Photograph by J.G. Strauch, Jr.
Nearly every part of the dandelion is edible.
Photograph by J. G. Strauch, Jr.
Chicory leaves can be a tasty addition to salads or cooked as a potherb.
Photograph by John Wiltse
Violets, harbingers of spring, add elegance to desserts and a fresh taste to honey.
Photograph by J.G. Strauch, Jr.
Nearly every part of the dandelion is edible.
Photograph by John Wiltse
Nettles are high in iron, beta-carotene, and vitamin C.
Photograph by J.G. Strauch, Jr.

















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