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Glass Gem Corn - Carefully stewarded by www.seedstrust.com/ in Arizona "Seedsman Greg Schoen got this seed from Carl Barnes, a part-Cherokee man, now in his 80's, in Oklahoma. He was Greg's "corn-teacher". Greg was in the process of moving last year and wanted someone else to store and protect some of his seeds. He left samples of several corn varieties, including glass gem (to the Seeds Trust).

Strawberry spinach - annual plant of great beauty. It is a shrub with many branches, each of which is strewn with edible red berries with the size of garden raspberries. Strawberry spinach leaves are edible, and they have good taste. Berries are sweet, gentle, they can be used directly with the leaves in salads, spinach juice, stewed fruit, jam and decorate them any food.

OCA (Latin name: Oxalis Tuberosa) ~ Oca is grown and used just like new potatoes, although they are smaller than potatoes. It has a lemony taste and is very easy to grow as long as you have a moderately long season. It is completely unrelated to potatoes and so of course not affected by blight.

Burdock Japanese - Sow, grow and harvest as a parsnip. The long 30-60cm root has a delicious bitter-sweet flavour. To cook, peel and slice, saute with other vegetables.

Yacon - a perennial tuber from south America which looks like a potato, grows like a Jerusalem artichoke, and tastes a bit like a pear

Heirloom Yellow (or sometimes called Orange) Stuffing tomato - it matures as a hollow fruit so it's perfect for you guessed it...stuffing

Pineberries (Pineapple Strawberry) - The fruit flesh can range from soft white to orange and is very fragrant with a slight pineapple flavor

Miracle Fruit (Wonder Berry) - Grown in tropical regions, these berries contain a naturally occurring protein called miraculin that binds to the sour and bitter taste receptors on our taste buds.

Salsify or Oyster Plant - main claim to fame is for producing an edible root with a taste that is similar to oysters

Asparagus Pea - an easy to grow, unusual vegetable with a unique gourmet flavour. A hint of asparagus - perhaps? Asparagus Pea goes with virtually any dish. Cook whole at 3cm (1in) long, preferably by steaming, and serve with a little melted butter. No flavouring should be used as this will destroy its own delicious taste. Asparagus Pea can also be used in the flower border as attractive ground cover.

Kangkong is a semiaquatic, tropical plant grown as a leaf vegetable. It is found throughout the tropical and subtropical regions of the world, although it is not known where it originated. This plant is known in English as water spinach, river spinach, [1] water morning glory, water convolvulus, or by the more ambiguous names "Chinese spinach", "Swamp cabbage" and "Kangkong" in Asia.

Ramps have a delicate taste reminiscent of garlic, leeks and sweet onion. You eat the bulb as well as the leaf - in fact the leaves themselves make great pesto.

PURPLE MAJESTY MINI-TUBER - Organic - Oblong. mid season potato with smooth dark purple skin. Almost solid purple inside unlike All Blue. Very good table quality. Makes a great blue potato salad.

‘MEDLAR’ – Nottingham  This unusual fruit should either be left on the tree until after the first frosts, or stored in sawdust, until soft, this is known as bletting. Then the flesh can be scooped out with a small spoon, eat with wine and cheese, or for Medlar jelly. The tree has a attractive semi-weeping habit, with large beautiful white flowers in spring, leaves turn a nice copper colour in Autumn. Self-fertile.

Horned melon is a native of New Zealand.  Externally, the fruit resembles an orange-yellow cucumber with multiple horns. In fact, Horned melon is not as menacing as it would since the spines are soft. The best way of eating fruit is to cut it in half and gulping the green pulp.

Full Moon Pumpkin - As luminous and big as the full moon, this enormous, white pumpkin will eclipse all others in the pumpkin patch. Maxing out at 48 inches tall and 30 inches in diameter, this smooth-skinned behemoth weighs in from 60-90 pounds! A staggering display as a jack-o-lantern (if you can manage to hoist it onto your porch). The search is finally over for a white giant pumpkin.