Fermenting is trending now because it's fun to make your own pickles and brews, and because fermented foods help your overall health. They contain helpful microbes that act like Young Life in your gut, holding the line on negative outside influences.
All those leaves spilling into and over the garden, smothering weeds with their fragile strength, are actually edible. No, not only edible. They’re really tasty – less bitter than chard or kale and with 3 times more vitamin B6, 5 times more vitamin C, and almost 10 times more riboflavin than the actual sweet potatoes themselves, according to Prevention Magazine.