[Market-farming] why the sudden interest in squash blossoms?
lh at pressroom.com
Sun Jul 17 14:15:25 EDT 2005
> does anyone know why the sudden increased interest in squash blossoms.
> We're a CSA and over the past decade we get asked occasionally for
> However, this year almost a dozen shareholders have asked. It is
> extremely seldom that this sort of sudden interest happens without a
> My thoughts are that there must have been an article(s) somewhere to
> stimulate this sudden interest. When I ask the shareholders about it,
> they act as though they have always wanted them.
> Maybe some character in a tv show or movie was eating squash blossoms
> and it served as an unintended subliminal ad.
> Be that as it may, I think I might grow a batch of Costata Romanesco
> Zucchini next year. I haven't grown them for half a dozen years now
> but they do have nice blossoms.
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