“Outredgeous” lettuce grown
for an organic baby-leaf salad
observation trial at WSU Mount
PULLMAN, Wash. – Instead of eating lettuce shipped thousands of miles from the Sun Belt, northerners might be munching more greens purchased at their local farmers market or harvested in their own backyards.
Treasure trove of seeds
Varieties yield success
“Brown Golding” lettuce harvested
(foreground) for an organic baby-leaf
salad variety trial at WSU Mount
Peas are also among the success stories, having similarly gained resistance to powdery mildew through selective breeding from the repository.