Learn how to identify and pick lambs quarters for a delicious free green food. Related to spinach and asparagus lambs quarter is a very nutritious plant.
It grows as a weed but you can plant seeds to have your own patch. According to Nutritional Value it has loads of vitamin A, vitamin C and calcium along with other vitamins and minerals. If you ask most people to name some leafy green vegetables and chances are you will get several of the typical kinds on their list; lettuce, kale, spinach to name a few.
However, if you were ask any forager the exact same question you are likely going to get a whole different list. This is likely because they are likely going to mention plants like Lambs quarters, dandelion, nettle and other plants usually thought of as weeds.
This article about lambs-quarters is from, Pioneer Thinking. This article was designed to introduce the reader to a highly nutritious plant that is more plentiful than most cultivated leafy green vegetables found in the stores or markets.
All of the information and recipes found in this article were presented in a way that makes it extremely easy to read and understand. I am also adding a video from Haphazard Homestead who shows how to harvest and a super simple way to cook and serve it.
Benefits of reading Gardening 101: Identify Pick and Eat Lambs Quarters for Nutritious Free Greens
Discover a plant that is much maligned and mostly thought of as a nuisance plant or weed.
The author is quite knowledgeable on the subject of alternative food sources and Lamb’s Quarter.
The article discusses the uses and nutritional information and even includes a couple recipes.
There are several full-color pictures inside that helps to provide a good visual reference.
Raised in rural Montana and educated in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development, Paige Raymond combines a practical mindset with a passion for self-reliance and sustainability. With expertise ranging from mechanical solutions and food preservation to emergency preparedness and renewable energy, Paige is a proud author with more than 5000 published articles.
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