Kale: Not Just For Hippies and Hipsters

Sponsored by Drew Ramsey, MD, Chef Jennifer Iserloh, and the National Kale Day Board, National Kale Day aims to increase awareness of kale’s health benefits, enjoy kale’s culinary versatility, and celebrate farmers growing kale.

Pretty cool, right?

Many of us here in Portland(ia) are well aware of kale’s many nutritional benefits. When we’re not busy protesting GMO kombucha, we’re harvesting kale from our square-foot-gardening vegetable beds. Kidding. Kind of.

But for those living outside the People’s Republic of Portland borders, or any others who may be new to or even suspicious of kale, here are some great reasons to give it a try:

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