2017 CSA Fall October 28th Amaranth
- Anaheim Peppers
- Baby Salad Mix
- Micro Celery
- Amaranth Leaves
- Butternut Squash
- Delicata Squash
Harvesting amaranth seed from our composted micro greens soil – todays treat amaranth leaves. In addtion to heirloom pumpkins and seasonal winter squash lots of tasty herbs and the wonderful micro celery.
http://www.organicauthority.com/7-reasons-amaranth-greens-are-the-new-kale and From wikipedia: In Indonesia and Malaysia, leaf amaranth is called bayam. In the Philippines, the Ilocano word for the plant is kalunay; the Tagalog word for the plant is kilitis or kulitis. In Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in India, it is called chaulai and is a popular green leafy vegetable (referred to in the class of vegetable preparations called saag). It is called chua in Kumaun area of Uttarakhand, where it is a popular red-green vegetable. In Karnataka in India, it is called harive. It is used to prepare curries such as hulee, palya, majjigay-hulee, and so on. In Kerala, it is called cheera and is consumed by stir-frying the leaves with spices and red chillies to make cheera thoran. In Tamil Nadu, it is called mulaikkira and is regularly consumed as a favourite dish, where the greens are steamed, and mashed, with light seasoning of salt, red chili, and cumin. It is called keerai masial. In Andhra Pradesh, this leaf is added in preparation of a popular dal called thotakura pappu in (Telugu). In Maharashtra, it is called shravani maath and is available in both red and white colour. In Orissa, it is called khada saga, it is used to prepare saga bhaja, in which the leaf is fried with chili and onions.