Market Watch: Name That Green

Spring is prime season for farm fresh greens, but all the different types and deciding what to do with them can get confusing. Some are sweet, some are spicy and some are better raw than cooked. Here are 5 tasty greens to try.

A bunch of Spinach Greens gathered with a red rubberband and placed on a wooden surface

Spring is prime season for farm fresh greens, but all the different types and deciding what to do with them can get confusing. Some are sweet, some are spicy and some are better raw than cooked. All of them are loaded with nutrients like iron, vitamin A, C, K and calcium . Can you identify these 5 tasty greens?

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