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Purslane: A Healthy Fresh Summer Green

At Gardenista, we recently asked New York photographer and nutritionist Rebecca Baust of The Daily Muse to hit the greenmarkets in search of one of our favorite edible greens: purslane. In a genius …

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Purslane: Is Gandhi’s Favorite Food In Your Yard?

Purslane (Portulaca oleracea, P. sativa) is a member of the Portulacaceae Family and also known as wild portulaca and verdolaga. It is thought that the genus name, Portulaca is from the Latin porto an…

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A Disease-Fighting Weed

By Cary Neff, Experience Life Purslane is said to have been one of Mahatma Gandhiâ's favorite foods. But here in the United States it's widely considered a weed. It's time to put this nutriti…

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