Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
A tasty spring vegetable, asclepias syriaca or common milkweed is now in season in Eastern North America - to be harvested responsibly.
How to identify and when to agther the many useful edible parts of the common milkweed plant.