The Colonial Williamsburg History of Salad Greens

Today, salad is regarded as a healthy, life-giving meal. In this excerpt, learn how the English were introduced to some of the salad greens we still enjoy.

Winter cress, also known as scurvy grass, is a widely dispersed European herb named for Saint Barbara. It long ago took up residence in this country as the common, roadside yellow rocket.
Photo courtesy Rodale (c) 2012