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Seed repository helps researchers develop early lettuce

“Outredgeous” lettuce grown  for an organic baby-leaf salad observation trial at WSU Mount Vernon NWREC. 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. Lettuce is a cool-season crop, but typical […]

WSU’s Under the Big Tent program to debate eating locally

PULLMAN – “Under the Big Tent: The Locavore’s Dilemma,” will take place Wednesday, Sept. 16, at noon on the Glenn Terrell Mall in front of the CUB. The Locavore’s Dilemma will debate eating locally, and whether or not it matters. Under the Big Tent is an open debate program on the WSU campus. There are […]