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Crowder Peas & Greens by the pound or bushel

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Crowder Peas & Greens by the pound or bushel

Cathy2 | Sep 27, 2003 10:50 PM

Hi!

Today I was driving up Sheridan Road through Zion, Illinois. There were at least 3 trucks selling either watermelons, squash, greens and crowder peas.

I bought a bushel of crowder peas which took 4 people roughly 3.5 hours to shuck (we did eat dinner somewhere in there).

The crowder peas cost $20 a bushel. Earlier in the season the guy sold string beans for $15. a bushel, I paid $24 from another vendor. He also sells sweet peas in the spring. I have his card, next year I will follow up and advise.

You can buy in more modest quantities ... I tend to go a bit overboard.

Regards,
Cathy2

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