Valarie Russell on May 20th, 2014

It’s lettuce time… try Kenny’s all time favorite salad.  He would eat this everyday if I would make it for him.  This is a recipe his mom used to make and the same dressing my grandmother used on her German potato salad.  It is so good! 1 /2 pound bag lettuce (Black Simpson is best) washed but […]


Valarie Russell on May 26th, 2011

It’s “local” strawberry time here in Indiana and this is a wonderful seasonal salad. In fact it is so good you will even want to make it when local strawberries are gone. It’s prime time for fresh mixed greens and lettuces as well. This is a beautiful salad to serve during the holiday season, I […]

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Valarie Russell on March 30th, 2011

Welcome Spring!  Baby lettuce has arrived! We have begun cutting and selling our fresh loose leaf baby lettuce. Loose leaf lettuce is a lettuce variety which does not form a compact head. There are numerous different types of loose leaf lettuce, with basic red and green being the most common. This lettuce variety is very easy to grow and it can be flexibly […]

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Valarie Russell on September 30th, 2010

Lettuce is a vegetable that would be good to add you your diet. Most people can have positive benefits by adding more lettuce to their diets. Lettuce is green leafy and full of good nutrients that keep our bodies strong and healthy. The fresher the lettuce the better it is for us, so if you […]

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Valarie Russell on September 30th, 2010

    Loose leaf lettuce (also called leaf lettuce) varieties are those  lettuces that do not form a compact head. Their flavor tends to  be mild and sweet. Most home gardeners who grow lettuce  raise the loose leaf type. Loose leaf lettuce typically is one of  the firs and last offerings at Farmers’ Markets.  The […]

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Valarie Russell on September 24th, 2010

Get Fresh – Buy the freshest lettuce you can from a farmer’s market or a grocery store you know that typically has good produce.  Keep it cool – Set your refrigerator and produce drawer temperature and humidity controls correctly.  You don’t want your refrigerator temperature set low and the humidity high or your lettuce will […]

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Valarie Russell on September 24th, 2010

    Six different kinds of lettuce  Our lettuce is looking great for this time of year and we will be bringing some to the New Albany Farmer’s Market tomorrow. This first planting consist of Red Oak Leaf, Butter Crunch, Black seeded Simpson,  Salad Bowl, Kentucky Bibb, and Grand Rapids.  We are picking three of the six varieties this week.  […]

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