Here’s Where Foragers City Grocer Gathers Its Watercress


The New Yorker rides shotgun with Richard Lamb of Foragers Market and Foragers City Grocer as he shuttles around the back roads of Columbia County in upstate New York to gather ramps, wild garlic, jewelweed, Japanese knotweed, and watercress. Lamb manages the farm that produces vegetables and eggs used at the Foragers stores in Manhattan and Brooklyn, but has since expanded to actual foraging. “It’s a constant learning process,” he says. “But if you can live with it, or have to live it, you can use it.”

On Watercress: Foraging in Columbia Country [NYer]