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Wrenshall News: Cabbage is king this year


September 25, 2020

This was a surprisingly difficult growing season for a lot of our crops on the Food Farm. It was dry early in the growing season, then the first real rain we got was full of hail. This fall has started off dry as well, exacerbated by a failed irrigation pump. But one vegetable that has done exceeding well is something of a historic one to the area — cabbage.

The cabbage and potato farms of Wrenshall used to be the main suppliers for Duluth and Superior and beyond. Boxcars were loaded with the cruciferous vegetable and sent across the country. They store well in root cellars and could be a...

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