EDIBLE GLIMPSES: One Ubiquitous City Green You Shouldn’t Pick

With warmer weather arriving, bits of watercress will be popping up everywhere around the city. But as urban forager extraordinarie Marie Viljoen warns, don’t pick it!

With warmer weather arriving, bits of watercress will be popping up everywhere around the city.  But as urban forager extraordinarie Marie Viljoen warns, don’t pick it!  Polluted city water makes urban watercress too risky to eat.  She shares tips for how to eat the stuff (purchased from your local greengrocer, not picked from Prospect Park!) here.

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