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From farm to table, a link to the past

Chefs showcase heirloom vegetables

Jim Buckle Jim Buckle of Allendale Farm was happy to plant heirloom seeds for a change. "We got to grow all kinds of crazy stuff," he says. (Aaron Kagan for The Boston Globe)
By Aaron Kagan
Globe Correspondent / October 14, 2009

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If our modern system of food production has got you down, don’t despair. Reach for a Jimmy Nardello’s sweet Italian frying pepper. Or a Sibley squash, Boothby’s Blonde cucumber, or early blood-rooted turnip beet. (Full article: 749 words)

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