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A not widely-known leafy vegetable in the lettuce family, celtuce, also known as Chinese lettuce (and pronounced kelt-us), is used for both the stems AND the leaves.
What is soil health, anyway, and what does it have to do with the food you eat? Soil is made up of five different things - minerals, organic matter, living organisms, gas, and water. And for a soil to be healthy, all of these things must exist in the right balance.
Okra is a well-known vegetable in the deep south, where it's a staple in cuisine such as gumbo, but here in the Midwest, it's not so widespread. Many who are familiar with it know it only as a strange, somewhat slimy-textured green vegetable that someone convinced them to try. Once.