Do you know a vegetable called rhubarb? It looks like a Japanese butterbur and you can eat the stem part. In Europe and America, it is used for jam, sweets, and sauce for meat dishes and it is popular and has a diversity. The stem has many colors such as green and red. The origin is Siberia, Russia so that it can stand in a cold weather. Fujimi-cho, which has 1000m altitudes is a good place to cultivate. The rhubarb there is "red". The production of rhubarb is the best in Japan. It depends on the seasons what kind of rhubarb you can take and usually people take it from May until it has frost. The one which is picked in spring is sour and fresh but in fall, it gets cooler and less sour. You can get at local products store and direct distribution outlet and a certain season so why don't you try making jam and sweets with rhubarb? ◆Inquires Rhubarb Production Association https://www.fujimi-aka-rhubarb.jp/


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