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Cyanide in Garlic mustard, Alliaria petiolata.

I would like to remind my friends foragers to be careful not to indulge of over-consumption of wild plants. Wild plants are super-foods, and accumulate both nutrients and poisons in higher rates than cultivated plants; can’t gulp them by lbs … Continue reading

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Goldenrod in season, while supply lasts

Solidago, or Goldenrod, is invasive yet beneficial plant you can find in your area. One of the best natural remedies for throat inflammation and to boost energy, the herb can be found in all parts of US and the world. … Continue reading

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Celebrate summer with Wild Rose Sangria.

Beginner of summer is celebrated with blossoming roses, dancing maidens and this wonderful, elegant Wild Rose Sangria. Wild Rose Sangria, the tribute to the Goddess in you. Recipe: 4 parts still or seltzer water 1 part fresh wild rose petals … Continue reading

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Plantain is still following you..

Plantain has been used medicinally by Europeans for centuries. Herbals dating from the 1500’s and 1600’s are full of recipes and uses for plantain. Plantain was brought to the US by European settlers who valued it for it’s culinary and … Continue reading

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“Plumpy Jumbo” handmade pasta with Japanese Knotweed

Ingredients: Flour and water for pasta Bunch of Japanese Knotweed Sesame oil, garlic, soy sauce or salt, chili peppers As I was harvesting Knotweed for dinner, my 8 years boy Alec decided to make pasta from scratch to aid the … Continue reading

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Knock, Knock! Who is there? Japanese Knotweed!

Japanese knotweed (Polygonum cuspidalum), one of the most aggressive invasive weeds from eastern Asia, was introduced to the United States as an ornamental and now randomly pops up in the most unexpected places. The plant is an herbaceous perennial from … Continue reading

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The Deadnettle is resurrected! We did celebrate it.

Henbit Deadnettle (Lamium amplexicaule) is here! The whole weed is good to eat, join the party! It is a an annual plant to 10-25 cm tall, with soft, finely hairy stems. The leaves are opposite, rounded, 2-3 cm diameter, with … Continue reading

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