Purslane has a bit of a mild sweet-sour taste. All parts of the plant are edible but One other tip…if the “purslane” you have harvested has a milky white sap in it, throw it away. It is not purslane but something called spruge. It is poisonous.
Other countries have been using outdoor markets for thousands of years. I can't imagine not having a farmer's market to go to. So glad to hear that the number of markets are on a significant up swing in the US.
This is a portable vegetable market. When any train comes they just moved from their position. This is the cheapest vegetable market and most of the customers are from the slum nearby. Taken from Tejgaon industrial area, Dhaka, Bangladesh.