Speckled lettuce

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The origins of the Speckled Lettuce date back to Holland in the 17th century. From Holland, the lettuce was brought to Germany, where it was widely cultivated. Finally, in the late 1790s, the Speckled lettuce was brought to North America, first arriving in Waterloo County, Ontario. The name comes from the German ??forellenschluss,?? which means "speckled like a trout". The lettuce is a loose-leaf variety that has juicy, thick, light green leaves that are speckled with maroon quarter-inch dots. The speckled leaves have a pleasant, muddy flavor, which is similar to watercr

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  Akron, OH

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Creme de la Crop Organic Farms

  Valparaiso, IN    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

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Creekside Farm, LLC

  Marysville, PA

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Creekside Cultural Center

  Lenhartsville, PA

We have one acre of fruits and vegetables in an intimate CSA. We are offering 12 shares for the 2014 year. A share is about 3/4 of a bushel on average per week, which comfortably feeds a family of four. Paid shares are $500, payable in installments. Payment in full is due by May 15th. (more...)


Creative Growers Organic Farm

  Forest Grove, OR    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Creative Growers is a small family farm located in the foothills of the coast range outside of Forest Grove, Oregon. Since 2000, David and Lori Hoyle have been growing high quality, organic vegetables, fruits and culinary herbs for discriminating chefs and families throughout the Willamette Valley. (more...)


Crazy Woman Ranch

  Grandview, WA

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