With so many varieties of organic leafy greens coming from our local farmers each week, it can be difficult to figure out which is which. After all, they are all green and leafy!
Though these greens may appear similar at a glance, they are actually quite unique. We want to help you celebrate these special greens in all their delicious, nutritious glory, so we've put together this quick visual guide to help you identify the common greens in your produce box.
Quick Leafy Green Terminology:
- Spine: the large stem that runs through the center of the greens
- Rib: small stems that come off of the spines and run through the leaves
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We hope this guide will help you differentiate between the many greens that we get from our farm partners throughout the year.
Don't forget - if you're ever stumped, you can always snap a picture and send it to our leafy green experts at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we'll help you out!