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Posts tagged kale

Got Kale? Lots of Kale? Make Quiche!


It never fails: I plant too much kale. Not quite enough to give to the food shelf, but more than I can handle. Same goes for Swiss chard. And who hasn’t gotten a CSA share full of gorgeous leafy vegetables only to have her spirits sink and soar simultaneously. But I’ve done all I can: […]

New for 2015: Kale on a Stick?


So, this Brussels sprout walks into a bar and meets a kale. The result: Kalettes! A natural cross between Brussels sprouts and kale, Kalettes™ grow on a tall stalk, just like Brussels sprouts. Instead of tiny cabbages, the plant forms open 2″ rosettes that resemble green and purple flowers. Johnny’s Selected Seeds started offering Kalettes […]

Turn Abundant Kale into a Nutritious Salad


When it comes to easy-care crops, kale tops the list. It thrives best in the cooler temperatures of the north, but gardeners in the south can do just as well with collards. Because it’s so easy to get a good harvest, market gardener Norma Norris of Monkton, VT, is often asked, “What do I do […]

Eat More; Grow More

Bo Muller-Moore, top, from, and the cows from Chick-fil-A.

Did you hear the story about the guy who designed a T-shirt that says Eat More Kale? The slogan “went viral before people knew what viral was,” says Bo Muller-Moore, designer of the T-shirt. That was back in 2000. Now the shirts and stickers are widespread. No doubt, kale-lovers must have been pretty excited to […]

You can have your very own bumper sticker!