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Oct 22, 2014 2:29 PM CST
Name: Joseph
Cache Valley Great Basin
Landrace: locally-adapted diversity

Well... If I am going to try to grow new and unusual edibles, then I have to taste them. And after all, someone did go to the trouble of collecting the seed and sending it to me...

The berries of Solanum nigrum that I ate were very ripe, and very delicious, and very upsetting. They probably would have been fine if I had cooked them rather than eating them raw.

The worst berry I have eaten was a ripe potato berry. It was very sweet, but immediately emetic. So no possibility of poisoning from that one. I'd toss my cookies before it could take effect.
Author of Mother Earth News Blog about Landrace Gardening: Lofthouse

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