Which online vendors send seeds of Andean root crops to the continental US?
Maca seed here, http://www.mountainroseherbs.com/seeds/s eeds.html
As for the rest nearly impossible to get ahold of, you might try contacting these folks, http://www.cipotato.org/cip/global_conta cts.
Yacon Seeds - News
Maine Gardener: Waldoboro high school students save heirloom seeds|
They are growing the Inca plant yacon, for instance, which is related to the Jerusalem artichoke. It's in the daisy family and grows thick tubers underground. Many people are excited about it because although it has a sweet taste, it can be eaten by
The good mixer: Gizzi Erskine's super green smoothie|
sugar I.e. bad for u! I don't understand smoothie recipes really as for me the point is to get as much nutrients packed in as possible and the taste is secondary (although it's always palatable and u can add agave syrup/honey or even yacon syrup if
Beaming, a new hub for healthful eating, opens at La Plaza La Jolla center|
Instead, Beaming uses flax, hemp and chia seeds in its cookies and breads, which are high in fiber, protein and omega-3 fatty acids. “I wanted a chocolate chip banana Beaming also offers acai bowls made with sprouted almond milk for sweetness and
Wet summer affects garden harvest|
“We normally plant our winter squash in June, but it was too wet this year, so we never planted any,” she said. The tomatoes She said the crop grows best in dry heat, which was in short supply this year, meaning that some of her yacón died before
We Tried It: Does Yacon Syrup Help You Lose Weight?|
As someone who considers myself up-to-date with the latest superfoods (goji berry, acai, chia seeds — now you're speaking my language!) I don't know how this fell off my radar. Between yacon syrup and drinkable clay, I have a lot of catching up to do.