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AMARANTH, Amaranthus species Amaranthus sp. is a member of the Amaranthacea family Other names are Callalou (Jamaica), Bitekuteku (Congo), and Amarante (France) Origin and Botany Amaranths originated in Western Central and South America. The amaranth plants are better known for the grain producing species. Nevertheless, there are cultivars grown for leaves. Leafy vegetables amaranths are… Continue Reading


This forum is for the discussion of issues involved in the growing of vegetables—choosing varieties, methods of planting, maintaining plants, etc. Continue Reading


The Small Farm Institute Corner Spring 2007 Fall 2006 Spring 2006 Winter 2004 Continue Reading