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.

Sauteed Sowthistle
Sauteed sowthistle has a rich, slightly bitter flavor, so try seasoning it with garlic and rosemary. Its role as an edible is apparent in its name: Oleraceus is Latin for "cultivated vegetable."
Photo by Jill Carroll