<html><body><div style="color:#000; background-color:#fff; font-family:HelveticaNeue, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, Lucida Grande, sans-serif;font-size:12px"><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9326" dir="ltr"><span id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9503">Sue are you pullin the whole plant or cutting the leaves in the woods?.....My concern with ramp harvest is the disturbed soil is prime conditions for exotic invasive plants to move in...like garlic mustard and honeysuckle.... in Vermont I would think Burning bush...We have ramps all over the place but I leave em be to try and help control the exotic invasive plants...but snipping off the leaves would work....</span></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9326" dir="ltr"><span><br></span></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9326" dir="ltr"><span id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9850">Dave</span></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9326" dir="ltr"><span id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9820">Kentucky</span></div><br>  <div style="font-family: HelveticaNeue, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, Lucida Grande, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9333"> <div style="font-family: HelveticaNeue, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, Lucida Grande, sans-serif; font-size: 16px;" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9332"> <div dir="ltr" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9331"> <hr size="1" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9502">  <font size="2" face="Arial" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9334"> <b><span style="font-weight:bold;">From:</span></b> Sue Wells <farmersue@myfairpoint.net><br> <b><span style="font-weight: bold;">To:</span></b> 'Market Farming' <market-farming@lists.ibiblio.org> <br> <b><span style="font-weight: bold;">Sent:</span></b> Friday, April 17, 2015 7:02 AM<br> <b id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9859"><span style="font-weight: bold;" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9858">Subject:</span></b> Re: [Market-farming] Pricing Ramps<br> </font> </div> <div class="y_msg_container" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9497"><br><div id="yiv1380554218"><style>#yiv1380554218 #yiv1380554218 --
 
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#yiv1380554218 </style><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9501"><div class="yiv1380554218WordSection1" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9500"><div class="yiv1380554218MsoNormal" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9499"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9498">A ramp/ Wild leeks are the most delicious plant, kinda like an onion/leek/garlic flavor. Ours grow in an area that has a creek and lots of trees. And lots of rocks, and grow with the roots under tree roots. Very hard to dig out the roots. Makes great soups, stirfries, other nice dishes and etc.  They are only around for about a month. I have been told that ramps have a purplish color where the wild leeks are white. I don't know if this is true, I have both growing together.  I freeze a lot for winter soups. Everything on them is good to eat, I don't eat the roots, though. </span></div><div class="yiv1380554218MsoNormal" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9860"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;">Sue</span></div><div class="yiv1380554218MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;">Vermont</span></div><div class="yiv1380554218MsoNormal" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9861"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;">  </span></div><div class="qtdSeparateBR"><br><br></div><div class="yiv1380554218yqt3294704220" id="yiv1380554218yqt98168"><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9866"><div style="border:none;border-top:solid #B5C4DF 1.0pt;padding:3.0pt 0in 0in 0in;" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9865"><div class="yiv1380554218MsoNormal" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9864"><b id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9863"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9862">From:</span></b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9868"> Market-farming [mailto:market-farming-bounces@lists.ibiblio.org] <b>On Behalf Of </b>Beverly Henkel<br clear="none"><b id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9867">Sent:</b> Thursday, April 16, 2015 11:53 PM<br clear="none"><b>To:</b> Market Farming<br clear="none"><b id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9869">Subject:</b> Re: [Market-farming] Pricing Ramps</span></div></div></div><div class="yiv1380554218MsoNormal">  </div><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9874"><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9873"><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9872"><div class="yiv1380554218MsoNormal" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9871"><span style="" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9870">on line it is 19.95/lb.  </span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9879"><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9878"><div><div class="yiv1380554218MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;"> </span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9877"><div><div class="yiv1380554218MsoNormal" style="background:whitesmoke;"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;">From:</span></b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;"> <a rel="nofollow" shape="rect" ymailto="mailto:organic87@frontiernet.net" target="_blank" href="mailto:organic87@frontiernet.net" title="organic87@frontiernet.net" title-off="">Road's End Farm</a> </span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9876"><div class="yiv1380554218MsoNormal" style="background:whitesmoke;" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9875"><b id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9881"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9880">Sent:</span></b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;"> Thursday, April 16, 2015 8:07 PM</span></div></div><div><div class="yiv1380554218MsoNormal" style="background:whitesmoke;"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;">To:</span></b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;"> <a rel="nofollow" shape="rect" ymailto="mailto:market-farming@lists.ibiblio.org" target="_blank" href="mailto:market-farming@lists.ibiblio.org" title="market-farming@lists.ibiblio.org" title-off="">Market Farming</a> </span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9885"><div class="yiv1380554218MsoNormal" style="background:whitesmoke;" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9884"><b id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9883"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9882">Subject:</span></b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;"> Re: [Market-farming] Pricing Ramps</span></div></div></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9887"><div class="yiv1380554218MsoNormal" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9886"><span style=""> </span></div></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9891"><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9890"><div class="yiv1380554218MsoNormal" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9889"><span style="" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9888"> </span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9895"><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9894"><div class="yiv1380554218MsoNormal" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9893"><span style="" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9892">On Apr 16, 2015, at 8:21 PM, cc77380 via Market-farming wrote:</span></div></div><div class="yiv1380554218MsoNormal" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1429273072831_9896"><span style=""><br clear="none"><br clear="none"></span></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_1_142927307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