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.

Chickweed has these tiny flowers in clusters at the top of the plant as well as a narrow row of fine hairs on one side of the stem.
Photo by Samuel Thayer