Learn how! From 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday October 19, Our Kitchen Table will share how to plant garlic and Jerusalem artichokes (sunchokes) at the Logan Community Garden, 1416 Logan St. SE, GR.
Although Garlic can be planted in the spring as soon as the ground can be worked, fall planting is recommended as bulbs will grow bigger and have more flavor when you harvest the next summer.
Native to central North America, Jerusalem artichokes (Helianthus tuberosus) — sunchokes—can be a productive and rewarding crop. The edible knobby roots have a crisp texture like water chestnuts. When cooked, they become are soft, nutty alternative to potatoes