Early Spring Foraging
Dandelions are coming on--now is the time to harvest tender young shoots for a nutty treat similar to mache. Raspberries canes growing along the easement of an abandoned home? It may be too early for berries, but the fresh green leaves make great tea--tasty for all, especially beneficial for the ladies.
/\ Weedy patches like this can still yield edible biomass for discerning gourmands.
\/ Shred raspberry leaves just before using, and steep at least 3-5 minutes for tea. Leaves dry well for storage.