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Old August 2, 2016   #7
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Originally Posted by NewWestGardener View Post
Weed is a relative term. The weeds in Dutch's picture, I believe are wild Amaranths, we used to pick them from the fields for eating, that is before they have buds or flowers. After cooking, it is soft with no particular taste. Even the red roots are edible. We fed our pigs the older plants, as long as they are not too fibrous, also cooked.
Thank you NewWestGardener.
Your input is greatly appreciated.
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