5 Edible Wild Greens: Free Foraged Food for Your Table

These wild edible weeds, including amaranth, common chickweed and lamb’s-quarters, will soon be gourmet greens in your salad bowl. Learn the basics of backyard foraging and your taste buds will thank you.

Amaranth
Commercial growers raise amaranth for its seeds, but its leaves and stems make great additions to stir-fries.
Photo by Samuel Thayer