Spring is bringing flowers! Time to eat them. 🙂
Violas are a delicate blossom which is relatively easy to identify. Make sure to pick these and any other wildflowers where their environment is fairly clean. I usually find them out wandering in the forest.
Siberian miner’s lettuce is another wonderful option. I have let a patch of it grow in my garden for easy access. It is also known variously as purslane and spring beauty.
Other edible flower options can be found at What’s Cooking America. Another great local resource for weed-eating is Suzanne Nagler at her Cedar Mountain Herb School. Take one of her classes or chat with her at her booth Saturday’s at Bellingham’s Farmer’s Market or some Wednesdays at the Sedro-Woolley Farmer’s Market.