Wild greens are a great replacement for traditional basil, and you can’t beat the cost of a free garden weed. If you find yourself in a pinch, give this wild pesto recipe a try.
Learning how to forage for wild plants is a deeply satisfying experience, but it can also be very dangerous if you’re hasty or unsure of what you’re doing. Always use multiple sources and know the plant deeply before you do any tasting or touching. Learn with an experienced guide, but if you insist on going it alone be sure to read these 10 tips for safety and success.