Stop the War on “Invasive” Plants, They Do More Good Than Harm

February 4, 2022 at 11:37 pm




The counterproductive war on “invasive” plants is funded by herbicide companies. “Invasive” honeysuckle has quadrupled native bird populations, purple loosestrife cleans up polluted waterways, Japanese knotweed is a staple for native pollinators, and kudzu heals soil damaged by human development.

Farmers are Giving Up the Fight Against “Invasive Weeds” and Selling Them to Chefs and CSAs

May 22, 2021 at 11:43 am




If you can’t beat ’em, eat ’em! Did you know Japanese knotweed and pokeweed shoots are delicious and medicinal?

Horsetail Herb: Another Miracle Medicine Mistaken for a “Weed”

January 23, 2019 at 1:18 am




Studies show horsetail “weed” improves Alzheimer’s, inhibits cancer cell growth, strengthens bones and nails, and can double the number of hairs on your head

If You See This Invasive “Miracle” Weed, Don’t Kill It, Eat It

August 24, 2018 at 5:02 pm




Purslane is medicine, not a menace. It’s also a culinary delight making its way into farmer’s markets and fancy restaurants.