Rhubarb

Ah, rhubarb. So tangy, so perfect in a pie with strawberries and a homemade crust… but enough about our Saturday night. I never knew that most rhubarb in the U.S. comes from the Northwest, and that was one of many things learned from this article:

Link: The sweet side of rhubarb: The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore..

Almost all of the rhubarb in the United States is grown in Washington and Oregon, making it a true local specialty. It does best where the winters are cold and wet. It’s easily grown in the backyard, just requiring a little space. One note of caution: The leaves are poisonous so make sure to discard them

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