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just beet leaves please .yyc

howlin Aug 24, 2011 04:29 PM

a friend of mine is trying to find just the leaves(to bad beets are good )anyone see these around?

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  1. maplesugar RE: howlin Aug 25, 2011 10:02 AM

    Not that I know of. I've only ever seen them with the beet attached - or all beet no greens. Has your friend tried Planet Organic or the other natural food markets? They're the only places I know of the reliably sell beets with the greens attached(you two could always split the purchase - friend takes greens you get beets) :)

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      Scary Bill RE: maplesugar Aug 25, 2011 01:40 PM

      I'd just buy the beets with greens attached, cut em' off, sell them to my friend at cost, and keep the beets as a finders fee. I might even raise the price due to the scarcity of beet greens only in Calgary.

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        llkerr RE: maplesugar Aug 25, 2011 08:53 PM

        I picked up some beet greens at the Millarville Farmers' Market about a month ago.

      2. cellophane_star RE: howlin Aug 26, 2011 07:24 AM

        I'm pretty sure the people at the Greens, Eggs & Ham booth at Kingsland Farmer's Market sells them. Best to call ahead of time.

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        Kingsland Farmer's Market
        7711 Macleod Trail S, Calgary, AB T2H, CA

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          Scary Bill RE: howlin Aug 26, 2011 10:20 AM

          Went to Shawnessey Superstore today and the had really fresh beet leaves (root attached).

          1. howlin RE: howlin Aug 26, 2011 05:53 PM

            id gladly buy the beets off her but some people are so set in their ways that they cant think any different ...see it all the time on chow

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