Agriculture

It’s Lambs Quarter Time!

Farming is tough. The weeds grow. Look at these lambs quarters take over the world!

But, reallllly look at them. Mmmmmm.

Instead of a field of trouble, it’s a crop, better than spinach. Instead of a weed control problem, it’s a few thousand dollars of profit. In a week or so, this:

Why fight the earth?

It’s not fighting us.

3 replies »

  1. Another irony is that it’s a Chenopodium (Chenopodium album). You know what else is a Chenopodium? Quinoa! (Chenopodium quinoa). They have the very same health and nutritive benefits, yet one is the super-food of the day while the other is a weed and a scourge.

    In the iconic words of Joni Mitchell: We’ve got to get ourselves back to the garden.

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