Grower: Carole's Herbs (CS3 Farms)
Price: $4.00 ( 2 cups or more)
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It’s forage greens salad time! Contains some blend of miner’s lettuce, wild rocket arugula and chickweed, depending on the season. All these plants are grown in the ground. We may supplement with yarrow, plantain leaf, and dandelion leaf to contribute to the nutrients. We will always strive to balance the tastes for your eating pleasure. Can be used to supplement or replace traditional lettuce (check the nutrients below). Miners lettuce (Claytonia perfoliata) is a native (as opposed to naturalized) plant that helps to fortify and filter blood and lymph systems. It is high in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, iron, and chlorophyll. It is best as an early spring salad and sandwich enhancement. Arugula is a nutrient-dense food that is high in fiber and phytochemicals. It is high in Calcium, Potassium, Folate (a B vitamin), Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Vitamin A. Chickweed is high in vitamin C and antioxidants, and has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and antifungal properties,. It has been known to be both an appetite suppressant and a facilitator of nutrient absorption.