Heirloom beets served at Bibiana Restaurant in downtown Washington, D.C.
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December 30, 2011 From chi-chi restaurants to chains like Jamba Juice, beets are appearing on restaurant menus around the country. But one scientist says beets could be even more popular, so he's studying the compound that gives beets their distinctive flavor.
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A farm worker inspects organic kale at the Grant Family Farms in Wellington, Colo.
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December 7, 2011 This week, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin told the world not to "mess with kale." But it seems kale has been outgunning other dark leafy vegetables for some time now.
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