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Eat Local! Swiss Chard

Contrary to its name, Swiss Chard is not native to Switzerland. Although it does prefer a cooler growing season, it is actually native to the Mediterranean region. Greek philosopher Aristotle wrote about Swiss Chard’s medicinal properties in the 4th century BC, doting over its anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant potential. Today, Swiss Chard remains known for it’s… Read more

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