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Rhubarb
Food

Colorado Rhubarb

Rhubarb is a member of the buckwheat family (Polygonaceae). The stalks are extremely tart with a texture similar to celery. Rhubarb is technically a vegetable, even though it is most commonly prepared like a fruit in sweetened desserts. To some, it is even known by its nickname, ‘pie plant.’ Rhubarb’s […]

Fresh small leaf spinach in a pile.
Greens

Colorado Spinach

Spinach is a versatile leafy green with a relatively long growing season in Colorado. Great for use in a variety of dishes, spinach is a nutrient packed vegetable that can be incorporated into almost any meal. Popeye was wise to attribute his great strength to eating spinach as the nutritional […]

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Teff

Looking for grains to add variety to your meals? Teff could be a great option! This ancient grain has been a staple food in Ethiopia and Eritrea for thousands of years. Why Eat Teff? Teff is a hardy crop that thrives in extreme weather It is high in resistant starch, a […]