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on the common amaranth

It is everywhere around here, green amaranth, amaranthus viridis. It is a declared environmental weed in some places and a prized food in others, see what wikipedia has to say: Amaranthus viridis is eaten traditionally as a vegetable in South … Continue reading

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On hoW to pRepAre prIckLY peAr

Nopal, or prickly pear, has many uses, the most common being culinary. Mexican and South American cooking frequently calls for this versatile vegetable, and it is gaining popularity for its practicality and health benefits. Nopal is high in soluble fiber … Continue reading

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InsideOut TV comes to the Foraging Tour!

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the served meal

the served meal, originally uploaded by the weed one. The steak came from a friend about to go in holiday, either you took it or it would have been wasted. The greens were foraged on a bike ride along cooks … Continue reading

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on Weedbuster week and why you still at it

Ok, so you are going to offer 5 tours in the next month and a half, in 5 different locations. This is nothing new to your practice, as you have been using this ‘delivery’ concept as far back as 2002, … Continue reading

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passing on some good writing

Patrick Jones is an artist, permaculturalist and dad from Melbourne. At the moment busy with the setting up of a food forest as part of the incoming show at the MCA, In the Balance, check out the progress here and … Continue reading

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This is funny

so, you have been bragging about spontaneous flora from a while, and it somewhat feels strange this, but you are now involved in a garden project, www.tending.net, where in collaboration with Lucas Ihlein and anybody else who would like to … Continue reading

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More on Bidens pilosa

The Facebook intervention is building up, with some plants getting more friends than other’s.. Interesting is that one in particular, Bidens pilosa (search for it on Facebook) is proving true to its vernacular name in Australia, Farmer’s friend, sticking to … Continue reading

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