Dandelion: Foraging the royalty of weeds

Learn about about wild weed pesto, dandelion mead, fried dandelion flowers, and the wisdom of eating from uncultivated landscapes.

From Earth Flavor 15:Foraged dandelion flowers and leaves

“As I look up from the mailbox, my gaze catches on the bright yellow splotches dotting the front lawn. A deep recognition flashes through me and I stop. I know this plant. And I can eat it.”

“…pioneers came to North America with dandelion seeds in their pockets, knowing the plant could help provide the health and sustenance they would need to survive in unknown territory”

“…foraging embodies an empowering philosophy of engagement that stands in stark contrast to the shackling consumerist attitude of never having enough.”

This story was also published in Mountain Xpress here.