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Growing Shallots in North America

Posted by Simon Gaudin on

Shallots are an ancient allium originally hailing from somewhere in central Asia, from there they came to India earning the nickname little onion. Onward from India the little onion was brought to the near east, then traded with the Roman's and Greek's. Through time and trade they came to western europe were most bulbs and seeds are produced today. Though that balance is shifting yet again as more producer's are becoming involved in North America, Canada and the United States in particular. Today the vast majority of Shallot seeds are grown in North western Europe, The Netherlands in particular. In recent...

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