[Market-farming] broccolini

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Sun Feb 15 17:19:42 EST 2004

What about broccoletti (rapini)?? That's roughly a cross between broccoli
and turnip. Goes way back in Italian growing and cooking. Same tender small
stalks and really yummy. You can get the seeds fairly easily and really
easy to grow. 


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On 2/15/2004 at 2:39 PM Shooting Star Farm wrote:

>Having received a request from a chef about growing broccolini, we did
>research and discovered that it is not available commercially. I believe
>just a few select growers have the exclusive right to grow and market this
>item.  The name broccolini is also legally held by the Sakata seed
>no grower can sell regular broccoli shoots or rapini and call them
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