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Planting loads, so get the balsamic and goat cheese ready!

Fun Facts: 

-  When harvested, the entirety of the plant is edible, from the tips of its leaves, down to its long pointed root.

-  In ancient times, the root part was not used for cooking but instead as a medicine for treating painful disorders at that time, like headaches and toothaches.

-  The biggest beet in the world was grown by a Dutchman. It weighed over 156 pounds.


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