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Sweet Beets - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Sweet Beets - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Beet leaves, also called "tops" or "greens" in gardening parlance, have been highly praised for their taste and high nutritional content since humans first cultivated this vegetable in pre-Roman times. Goldman says that during the time of the Romans, people selected the progenitor of the modern beet from a wild plant in the Mediterranean region to use as a leaf vegetable. The plant probably resembled the Swiss chard of today, which may be a bridge crop between the original leafy beet cultivated from the wild and today's modern table beets.

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