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Union Square..salad greens???


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Union Square..salad greens???

erica | Dec 10, 2007 09:33 AM

After having resisted them for so long due to what I consider an exhorbitant price, I bought my first batch of Windfall Farms baby greens and young sprouts last week. The resulting salad was heavenly. But at $12 per quarter pound for most of the varieties, I would expect greatness. I am sure that they are extremely labor intensive and low yielding, so the price is probably fair...

I am mostly curious: Do "regular" people (apart from restaurants) buy these often?
Do you mix with other greens to stretch the salad and if so, which greens? From which vendors? What other sources do you like, either at the market, or in Manhattan shops?

Now that I am accustomed to greenmarket salads, it is difficult to go back to the generic mesclun sold in the large groceries...

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