Fiddleheads from ostrich ferns are an iconic spring edible in Maine. Fiddleheads are important to Maine’s economy, with pickers, retailers, and woodland owners earning extra income from them each spring. Includes information on biology, identification and the when to pick.
Wild spring greens are nutritious and low in calories, fat and cholesterol. They are also widely available! This 4-page bulletin has information and recipes on preparing and serving dandelion greens, fiddleheads, yellow rocket, lamb's quarters, orache, and purslane.