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March 19, 2009
go superfood!

go superfood!

More beds are being dug for our lightly ambitious garden. As of today actual seeds that have been placed in the soil of the garden itself are: sugar pod peas (yummm!), about 5 different lettuces, carrots (scarlet nantes, danvers), chard (5 color silverbeet, ruby red), purple radishes, yarrow, moonflowers, persian cress, yellow mangel beets AND chia. yes, chia of chia pet fame. But talk about an underutilization of a plant. The seeds of this good old indigenous plant are what could be considered a superfood. Here are a couple of links so that if you want to know more you can:

Chia For Health

Chia Seed – The Ancient Food of the Future

p.s. Someone mentioned that Seeds of Change is now owned by the Mars candy company, which is too bad, but at least we got our seed packets via the time-honored art of dumpster diving.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. sdb permalink
    March 19, 2009 6:41 pm

    i met moonflowers in the grand canyon at night…

    the 2 urls would not load for me.

  2. JP permalink*
    March 19, 2009 7:00 pm

    cleaned up the links, ronna: i will teach you the magic of hypertext if you teach me the magic of gardening!

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