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Amaranth: Hopi Red Dye$4.50 $4.50
A beautiful ancient grain reaches 4-6 feet, producing long, dark red foliage. Traditionally used on the Hopi Nation for grain, flour, and a natural food dye to color piki bread.
Lettuce, Romaine: Parris Island Cos$5.75
Called “Cos” lettuce in England. In Italian it is called lattuga romana and in French laitue romaine, both meaning “Roman lettuce,” an indication it arrive in Europe by way of Rome. Some language experts trace the word “cos” to the Arabic “khus.”
Cos or Romaine lettuce was associated with the ancient Egyptian god of fertility, Min.
Romaine lettuce may be used in the Passover Seder as a type of bitter herb.
Minimum 55 seeds
Lettuce, Romaine: Silvia Red$5.50 $5.50
Silvia is a dark wine-colored Romaine Lettuce with elongated, spoon-shaped leaves. Fast growing, Silvia grows well in containers and performs great in microgreens harvesting.
Minimum 40 seeds
Orach, green: Taos Mountain Spinach$5.50 $5.50
An orach or “mountain spinach” natively growing near Taos, New Mexico.