Tag: edible weeds

Wild Spring Greens in the Tropics

If you’re getting a wee bit jealous of all the foragers in North America, Europe, and northern Asia who are harvesting dandelions right now, just remember that here in Hawai’i the cat’s ear (Hypochaeris radicata) can be used in almost all the same ways and is available year-round.  Cat’s Ear Roots, leaves, unopened flower buds, tender stems, …

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An Education with Wildman Steve Brill

Wildman Steve Brill is the central character to probably the most widely known modern day wild food story ever told. It’s become legendary, and if you don’t know it…here it is: Wildman was teaching a foraging class in New York City’s Central Park in 1986. The New York City Parks Commissioner was not happy this …

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