A plaque will be presented to Collard
during an EBSS event at the 2018 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans.
Recognizing that heirloom collards
were becoming harder and harder to find, four men covered thousands of miles, between 2003 and 2007, searching for heirloom collard
plants by word-of-mouth and by reading newspapers, going to small-town collard
festivals, and visiting restaurants where collards
are the only greens served.
greens and other menu items were served buffet style atop platforms made of tree trunk circles.
grow well in the sandy soils of the Gulf Coast, while 'Champion' and other strains bred in Virginia perform better where winters are cold.
grow about three feet tall, with leaves sprouting from a strong central stalk.
And they're so tender that you can just toss a handful of uncooked baby kale (or collards
or Swiss chard) in with your salad creations.
and her parents Bruce and Susan have acquired Walsall Academy of Dance and the associated Walsall Dance Shop in Butts Street for an undisclosed sum.
But plots of heirloom collards
can still be found throughout this region.
In the case of the Collards
, the city attorney says he will not pursue either a civil penalty or a criminal action.
A few of your hardier plants, such as collards
and kale, will actually have improved flavor after being frost-kissed.
For a side dish, blanch fresh collards
, kale, mustard or turnip greens in boiling water for six to 10 minutes; drain and chop.
A cup of collards
contains as much calcium as a glass of milk, and greens are known to fight cancer by helping to detoxify and remove harmful molecules from the body.