Well, last week when I walked into my local organic market here in NYC, Integral Yoga Natural Foods, I had a similar feeling. I took one look at Grower Pete’s Red and Green Leaf Lettuce and said to myself “this is the future of organic lettuce.”
And, I also said to myself that this is the coolest organic product I’ve ever seen.
What makes Grower Pete’s Lettuce so fantastic is that it is sold in a plastic container with its roots potted in soil. (If I had to guess, the container is probably made out of some eco-material.) Never have I seen this before. Lettuce has always been cut and sold without the soil.
The fact that the lettuce contains the soil, in which it was grown, means that it is still alive. Read more »