U.K. organic co-op rescues salad green from extinction

05/7/2013 | Guardian (London), The

Walthamstow yellow cress, a salad leaf originally from northern Scandinavia and found in London in 1971, has been rescued from near-extinction by an organic food cooperative. Now that the crop is prolific enough to be harvested, the growers are beginning to ship crops to London restaurants and food distributors. "Although this isn't a native plant, it's a classic east Londoner -- a hybrid, which has arrived by accident on a piece of rough land and made a good fist of it," said Ru Litherland, the coop's vegetable grower.

View Full Article in:

Guardian (London), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Food & Beverage

Job Title Company Location
Director of Food and Beverage Operations
The Culinary Institute of America
San Antonio, TX
Executive Chef - Instructor
The Culinary Institute of America - Nao Restaurant
San Antonio, TX
Teaching Associate (Hospitality Management) - Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL
Teaching Associate (Hospitality Management) - Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL