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Corn or maize (Zea mays) is a grain indigenous to North America. Corn was first domesticated over 9,000 years ago from teosinte, a grass found in the Central Balsas River Valley of Southern Mexico. It is estimated that the selective breeding process from the grass to...



Garlic (Allium sativum) is a bulbous plant native to central Asia whose cultivation started more than 5,000 years and is popular in cuisines around the world. It is closely related to onions, leeks, and shallots—all of which share the same genus: Allium. The ancient...

Swiss Chard

Chard, Beta vulgaris, (also commonly called Swiss chard) is a leafy green whose veins and stems come in a variety of vibrant colors. It belongs to the same subspecies as beets but has a slightly milder, less earthy taste than beet greens.Chard originated in the...


Broccoli is a cultivar of the species Brassica oleracea, or wild cabbage, whose flowering head is consumed in many food cultures across the world. Wild cabbage originated along the coast of the Mediterranean and was domesticated at least 2,000 years ago. This...

bok choy

Bok choy (aka pak choi), Brassica rapa, is a type of Chinese cabbage. Records show that the Chinese have been cultivating the vegetable since the 5th century AD. It wasn’t introduced to the United States until early in the 20th  century. Bok choy prefers mild to...


The radish (Raphanus sativus) is a member of the Brassicaceae family. Its relatives include kale, broccoli, turnips, and horseradish. The name “radish” comes from the Latin word for root, “radix.” The spicy or peppery flavor of radishes comes from their skin. Radishes...


Winter is the best time to take advantage of sunchokes. The sunchoke (Helianthus tuberosus), perhaps better known as Jerusalem Artichoke, is a species of sunflower native to North America cultivated for its tuber, which is eaten like a root vegetable. Sunchokes grow...



The turnip (Brassica rapa) is a member of the mustard (Brassicaceae) family and is related to radishes, cauliflower, and cabbage. Tracing the history of turnips is difficult, however they are thought to have originated in middle to eastern Asia. The flesh of the root...


Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is thought to have originated in ancient Persia, or modern-day Iran and its neighboring countries. From Persia, spinach was brought to India, then China, where its cultivation was first recorded in the seventh century. In the ninth century...

In Season: December

December is a great time for local produce. Winter squash, onions and potatoes that were harvested in the fall store well and are still available. Greens and other cold-hardy crops are picked fresh. Come see us at our new location on Saturdays from 10am - 1pm at YRMC....


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