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  • Featured Specialty Crop – Spinach!

    Oct 23, 2018 | 15:00 pm

    Spinach Facts & Trivia Spinach, botanically classified as Spinacia oleracea, has three varieties: savoy, semi savoy and flat-leafed. The savoy spinach has crinkled leaves and is the primary commercial type. Semi-savoy has partially crinkled leaves and is most often processed … Continue reading →

  • Featured Specialty Crop – Garlic!

    Oct 15, 2018 | 11:08 am

    Garlic Facts & Trivia Garlic, botanically known as Allium Sativum, is the name dedicated to many softneck, artichoke varieties that are commonly found in commercial markets. Softneck varieties are favored as they are easy to grow, less particular about growing … Continue reading →

  • A Word About Garlic from China

    Oct 12, 2018 | 10:00 am

    Before Heading to Wally World for Garlic, Consider This: About one third of the garlic in North America comes from China. Most, if not all of the imported garlic that comes from China is bleached to whiten the garlic and … Continue reading →

  • Featured Specialty Crop – Beets!

    Oct 9, 2018 | 18:00 pm

    Beets Facts & Trivia The Wild beet, the ancestor of the beet is thought to have originated in prehistoric times in North Africa and grew wild along Asian and European seashores. Beets prefer a cooler climate although they are tolerant … Continue reading →

  • Vegetarian Four Cheese Lasagna

    Oct 5, 2018 | 15:30 pm

    Click on photo for the recipe!   This mouth-watering vegetarian meal includes: ricotta, feta, eggplant, tomato, pesto, pumpkin, Parmesan and mozzarella! Yes, FRESH pumpkin, which you can get at your friendly Atchison Farmers Market. OH yeah, tomato and eggplant, too! … Continue reading →

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