[Market-farming] broccoli leaves
wshoemak at illinois.edu
Mon Oct 26 16:58:11 EDT 2009
I've never tried them but it makes sense. They're kissing cousins of collards. Do you just use younger, more tender leaves? How do you prepare them?
> We sell bags of 12-16 oz of broccoli leaves... seems
> a good amount for a small family. They really are
> delicious! Cauliflower leaves, kohlrabi leaves also
> good, but broccoli best. Once people try any of
> these though, they are happy to buy again.
> We sell at about $2.50-$3 for those amounts, but
> that's EC not U.S. currency and Dominica doesn't
> have a cheap food gov't. policy, nor do we have big
> farms mass producing to drive prices down.
> Best wishes,
> Roots Farm Organic Produce
> Fruits, Roots, Vegetables & Herbs
> Cockrane, DOMINICA
> rootsfarm at cwdom.dm
> On Oct 26, 2009, at 4:10 PM, Sue Wells wrote:
William H Shoemaker, UI-Crop Sciences
Sr Research Specialist, Food Crops
St Charles Horticulture Research Center
535 Randall Road St Charles, IL 60174
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