Crop of the Week: Butterhead lettuce
Butter lettuce, as its name suggests, is so tender that it melts in the mouth like butter.
PHOTO BY KURT NOLTE/YUMA COUNTY COOPERATIVE EXTENSION
Crop of the Week: Butterhead lettuce.
• Butter lettuces have small, round, loosely formed heads with soft, butter-textured leaves ranging from a multitude and degree of red and rosy colors along with greens and yellow tinges. The flavor is sweet and succulent.• In 2011, Yuma County farmers produced more than 1,2. Read Crop of the Week: Butterhead lettuce...