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Wild Onion

Wild onion (a.k.a. onion grass – Allium Canadense) can be found growing along roadsides and fields all across North America where they grow during different seasons to adapt to local conditions. Every part is edible!

They produce small underground bulbs up to ¾ inch, and a collection of “top set” bulbs at the end of […]

Yacon

Yacon (aka Bolivian Sunroot – Polymnia sonchifolia) is a distant relative of the dahlia and grows to about six feet. It is closely related to the native Smallanthus Polymnia (formerly Polymnia uvedalia), which is a large, attractive herb with yellow flowers, and is usually found in tree-fall gaps in the moist hammocks of North […]

Pigeon Pea

Pigeon Pea (Cajanus cajan) is a short-lived perennial shrub, native to tropical parts of Asia and Africa. It is one of the most important legume crops in rainfed agriculture in the semi-arid tropics. In the absence of freezing weather, it fruits twice a year in grand eruptions of colorful flowers and abundant pea pods.

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Pacific Spinach

Pacific Spinach (Abelmoschus manihot; formerly Hibiscus manihot) is a fast-growing, edible hibiscus is an excellent warm weather green vegetable that can be eaten raw for maximum nutrition! It is one of the world’s most nutritious leafy green vegetable due to its high protein content. Though not yet seen flowering by Edible Plant Project growers, […]

Blackberry

Our Thornless Blackberry (Rubus sp.) is an unknown variety. It shoots from the crown, so is not likely to spread or be weedy like the wild types. It is also mostly erect and probably won’t need trellising.

Soil: Wild blackberries excel at colonizing our poor, and extremely acidic sands in North Florida, however most recommendations […]

Blueberry

Rabbiteye Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) [formerly V. ashei and V. virgatum]. We sell a pair of selectively bred cultivars of this native species, that were developed for agricultural usage: Powederblue and Brightwell. Rabbiteye blueberries require cross-pollination for good fruit set, so these matched varieties are sold as a pair. The other common Florida Blueberry type […]

Abed’s Molokhiya Soup Recipe

Molokhiya is a fast growing annual in the hibiscus (Malvaceae) family. It is closely related to the jute plant, which is used for making rope. It originated in the marshes along the Nile River. It is enjoyed wherever it is commonly grown, which includes parts of the Middle East and Asia. It can be eaten […]

Craig’s Tanier Spinach Recipes

Tanier spinach aka belembe or edible leaf elephant ear (xanthosoma brasiliense) is a shade tolerant herbaceous perennial. It is a small version of the elephant ear plant, about the size of a taro, with which it is often confused, but it does not have the taro’s characteristic peltate leaf. As a member of the Araceae […]

Elizabeth’s Molakhiya Soup Recipe

Molokhiya is a fast growing annual in the hibiscus (Malvaceae) family. It is closely related to the jute plant, which is used for making rope. It originated in the marshes along the Nile River. It is enjoyed wherever it is commonly grown, which includes parts of the Middle East and Asia. It can be eaten […]

Lamb’s Quarters and Lentil Soup

Lamb’s Quarter is a wonderful weedy temperate climate spinach relative that is adapted to agricultural landscapes. The leaves of this plant can be eaten raw or cooked, in any way spinach can be used. This recipe was developed by Michael Adler who rarely measures the ingredients in his recipes so feel free to adapt the […]