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Eat the Purple People Eater!

Eat the Purple People Eater!

Plant: Lamium purpureum, Purple Dead-Nettle Have you heard the song “Purple People Eater?” We felt like this was an appropriate title for this plant because it’s scientific name translates in Greek to “the devouring purple monster.”...
Tangy Sweet Stuff for Your Salad!

Tangy Sweet Stuff for Your Salad!

Plant: Oxalis, Wood Sorrels (We are referring to several different species of the genus Oxalis, but they all look relatively similar and are all edible and tasty) If you live in North America and have been in the woods or even in your backyard, you have most likely...
Cheers to Chewing on Chickweed

Cheers to Chewing on Chickweed

Plant: Stellaria pubera, Star Chickweed Dry leaves crunched under our feet as we made our way through the coldness of early spring, when the the naked trees would groan and squeak, being swayed by the howling wind. While most of the forest appeared to be void of life,...
Ramped Up on Ramps!

Ramped Up on Ramps!

Plant: Allium tricoccum, Wild Ramp (onion, leek, garlic, scallion, chive, and shallot family) RAMPS!!!!!!!!! We couldn’t be more thrilled to learn about this magnificent wild edible that popped up in the spring all over high elevation areas in the mountains of...