April Is Celery Month

04_April_CeleryMonthDid you know…

The wild form of celery is known as smallage. It has a bitter taste, and the stalks are more stringly than cultivated celery. Smallage was used in ancient times as a medicine, and the Romans used it as a seasoning. it was in the 17th and 18th centuries that celery was developed by breeding the bitterness out of smallage.