Today at 2:08 p.m. FOTL will be on KUOW 94.9 FM Seattle, talking with “Sound Focus” host Megan Sukys about a delicious and healthy plant you can harvest right out of your own backyard: dandelions. This is a radio debut, so no promises from this not-ready-for-prime-time player… but it should open your eyes (or ears, rather) to alternative ways of dealing with a so-called weed. You can listen online.
We’ve been chatting up dandelions quite a bit around here in recent weeks. You can read about the health benefits of dandelions here and my quest to find other “superfoods” here, or check out the following recipes:
Now is a dandy time to get out there—to abandoned lots, unmown fields, farm margins, even your own backyard or parking strip—and harvest a weed that we spend zillions trying to eradicate and yet is more nutritious than any domestic vegetable.
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