Local gardeners are now producing many varieties of lettuce and more are becoming available in stores and fresh markets around the area.
Local gardeners are now producing many varieties of lettuce and more are becoming available in stores and fresh markets around the area.
Photo by Tim Barber .
published Tuesday, May 15th, 2012
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The next time you eat lettuce, thank Christopher Columbus. The explorer brought along some of the leafy green vegetable when he arrived in the Americas in 1492, according to fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov.

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