The Wild Wisdom of Weeds, by Katrina Blair

The Wild Wisdom of Weeds: 13 Essential Plants for Human Survival

Eat your weeds or there’ll be no dessert!At a lecture I once attended during an organic farming conference a speaker asserted that the best form of food security would come from learning to eat grass. “You would always have enough to share and next to no one would try to take it away from you.” Laughter followed.Seventeen years later. Climate change, extended drought, massive floods, failing agriculture systems, famines a world population of 7 billion+, who’s laughing now?These “scientific facts” do not care whether anyone believes in them or not. Food production, either organic or conventional, is, in its present Read more

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