Step Inside the Magical World of An Ancient Tradition: Growing Rhubarb by Candlelight

Farmer Jonathan Westwood’s great-great-uncle started the tradition of harvesting winter-forced rhubarb in the north of England in 1870. Now 59-year-old Jonathan is the latest in his family to grow rhubarb in a nine-mile-squared area dubbed Yorkshire’s ‘Rhubarb Triangle’. He took over the reigns of the business from his father 15 years ago and painstakingly picks […]

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