LOT 2: NEGOTIATED PROUREMENT FOR CY 2013 SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF 6,750 KILOGRAMS OF MULTIPLIER ONION
An often ignored workhorse of the onion family, this multiplier onion
was once very common in backyard gardens, as it should be today.
We have leeks/garlic, multiplier onions
, chives, cilantro/ coriander, arugula, Romaine lettuce, collards, turnip and mustard greens, turnips, butternut squash and pumpkins, tomatoes, basil, and chard--that's just in January.
Programs such as Growing a Green Generation, Wisconsin's Fast Plants, The Farm to School Network, and the Slow Foods movement, as well as organizations like Louisville's Food Literacy Project and 15 Thousand Farmers, are springing up like multiplier onions
are widely grown and produce useful crops of pickling-sized bulbs.