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Celebrating New Year with black-eyed peas

Posted By Janna On January 1, 2012 @ 9:00 am In Opinion | No Comments

by Tim Baker, Northwest Region Horticulture Specialist

I’ve always found it interesting that many cultures celebrate New Year’s by eating specific foods. A quick search on the Web shows people eating everything including grapes, greens, pork, fish, or special baked goods, all to celebrate the New Year and provide good luck. In many areas of the American South, it’s black-eyed peas.

Of course, they don’t just eat black-eyed peas by

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