Maryland Grows


Not from Jerusalem, but everywhere else

The Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), or sunchoke, has its virtues.  It’s native to our region, tall with cheerful flowers in the fall.  It produces tasty tubers, edible raw or cooked, that are low in starch and rich in the carbohydrate…

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Underground Food

No, not a countercultural movement about what we eat (though maybe that’s what we’re all doing here, huh?).  Food that’s grown underground.  Tubers, rhizomes, corms, bulbs, taproots, and so forth. There are too many underground vegetables to discuss all in…

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