Spinach, and a number of leafy green vegetables, are in short supply due to the rain that has hit much of New Zealand in recent weeks. Ajay Jina, owner of Jina’s World of Fresh Produce, said it had been too wet for crops such as spinach, lettuce, mesclun and other salad leaves to be grown in recent times. He said the supply would come right, but it needed some consistent weather in the growing areas. Jina said silverbeet could be a good alternative for anyone wanting to buy spinach. “It’s a bit more robust and can handle more inclement weather.
Source: Stuff August 16, 2022 21:15 UTC