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Wednesday
Sep242008

Hand Picked by Hajji Haider



I always thought local green vegetables came from Wafra or Abdali. I guess I never questioned how "local" they meant.  The supplier for the co-ops of Fahaheel and Mangaf is a based in a small farm in Mangaf. This morning, Hajji Haider was harvesting for the evening shift at the shops ready for Futoor time.

More pictures available here.

Reader Comments (6)

Does it taste good?

September 24, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAdrenaline

A little dusty before washing :) otherwise perfect.

September 25, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterBu Yousef

How cool!

There is a spinach, I only see it a couple weeks of the year, from a farm called Yasmin farms. You think you know spinach, until you taste the spinach from Yasmin farms. It is purely fabulous.

Does Haji Haider sell privately? :-)

October 7, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterintlxpatr

Will look out for it... Is Yasmin farm in Kuwait or Lebanon?

He does sell privately... Same price as the co-op.

October 8, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterBu Yousef

Yasmin Farms is in Kuwait, but I don't know where. I have never seen anything else but spinach, but the spinach is to die for.

October 9, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterintlxpatr

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