1. Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity 49 pages, illustrated
  2. This publication shows practical ways of growing local food plants, and doing it well.
  3. New Zealand Spinach is a vining herbaceous plant grown for the young, succulent leaves and stem tips are an excellent hot weather leafy green. Its growth habit is low and sprawling, reaching 30-40 cm in height and 100-125 cm in circumference.
  4. Las remolachas son un vegetal resistente, de temporada fresca, con hojas comestibles y una raíz carnosa, de raíz roja profunda.
  5. Los amarantos de hortaliza se cultivan en abundancia en las regiones calientes y húmedas de África, Asia, y el Caribe. Amaranthus tricolor se originó en la India, donde en la actualidad se produce una cantidad de variedades domésticas.
  6. Collards are a cruciferous crop (cabbage family) grown for the leaves. The wide, smooth, blue-green leaves of collards have a spinach-like flavor and are the highest in nutrients of the dark green, leafy vegetables.
  7. Broccoli is a cruciferous crop (cabbage family) grown for the head that is made of a cluster of many, dark green buds formed at the end of an edible stalk. It is a temperate crop that can be grown in the tropics at higher elevations. Broccoli has become a common, favorite vegetable around the...
  8. Cabbage is a hardy, leafy cruciferous vegetable that forms a compact, round head. It is native to southern Europe but can be grown in tropical or semi-tropical areas in cooler highlands where the winters are mild and there is a good supply of moisture. Some varieties in stock at ECHO are fairly...
  9. Se cree que la familia Brassica se originó en el el Este del Mediterráneo y Asia Menor. La cría selectiva en China y Japón ha resultado en muchas variedades diferentes. Pak choi crece a partir de una roseta de tallos blancos aplanados cubiertos por hojas verdes.
  10. Turnips are a cruciferous crop (cabbage family) grown for the edible fleshy taproot. The leaves are also a good nutritious green leafy vegetable. There are also varieties that have been developed as a forage crop.